out of the woods

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Prepositional phrase[edit]

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 figuratively or idiomatically: see out of,‎ the,‎ woods.


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