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out_of_the_woods

out of the woods

English

Adjective

out of the woods

  1. (idiomatic) Out of peril; likely to recover or prevail over trouble; finished with the worst or most threatening part of a problem or illness.
    The patient is feeling a little better, but she's not out of the woods yet.
  2. Used other than as an idiom: see out of, the, woods.