Hello! Have you heard the phrase, “Not out of the woods yet?”
To be “out of the woods” means to be safe or finished with something difficult.
If you’re “not out of the woods yet” it means that you’re not safe yet or not finished with something difficult.
Mary: John, how was your interview?
John: I passed the first interview, but I’m not out of the woods yet. I have two more to go.
The surgery went well but she’s not out of the woods yet. We’ll have to watch her closely over the next week.