out of the woods
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- (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.
- Used other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see out of, the, woods.
out of peril