make a mountain out of a molehill : Idioms in English

make a mountain out of a molehill

To make a big deal out of something minor
Usage:
Cheryl wasn't surprised that Ian was carrying on about a faulty paperclip, since he would often make a mountain out of a molehill.

make a mountain out of a molehill in News

  • Jeff Gelles: Big Data's effect on politics discussed

    Does Big Data threaten to play a Big Brother-like role in American electoral politics? Or are concerns about the micro-targeting of voters that arose during the 2012 campaign make a mountain out of a molehill - albeit a very busy and well-financed one?
    on June 6, 2013 Source: Philly.com

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