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Get The Kinks Out Of : Phrases


To rid of difficulties in a system or procedure; to improve one's flexibility after a period of inactivity; to eliminate mental quirks; to remove obstructions from one's path to achievement or success.


Trudy had to do morning exercises to work out the kinks in her neck.


Kink is derived from the Dutch kink (twist, twirl), as in a rope, wire, or lock of hair - especially one causing obstruction. This 17th century expression fits all modern connotations - whether mental, emotional or physical.

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