teething problems | teething troubles
Meaning: If someone or something is having teething problems, or teething troubles, they're having problems during the early stages of something.
- The government had a few teething problems early in its term, but most people think they did a good job overall.
- We're still having a few teething toubles, but when everyone adjusts to their roles, everything should be fine.
The project went through the usual teething troubles