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Idiom of the week – Work out the kinks

Posted by englishlessons on August 27, 2013

Definition:

straighten/smooth out the problems

Examples:

This is a new procedure, and we may have to make some adjustments before we work out the kinks.

She wasn’t ready to share her new idea. She still needed to work out some kinks.

Picture it:

Picture a rope that is kinked or twisted. You have to straighten it out to use it.

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