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pins and needles

noun [plural] uk   us  
If you have pins and needles in a part of your body, you feel slight sharp pains in it, usually just after you have moved from being in one position for a long time.
Translations of “pins and needles”
in Chinese (Traditional) (身體某部位的)痠痛,發麻,刺痛感…
in Chinese (Simplified) (身体某部位的)酸痛,发麻,针刺感…
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