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Get The Kinks Out Of : Phrases



Meaning:

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.


Example:

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


Origin:

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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