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make a mountain out of a molehill
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- (idiomatic) To treat a problem as greater than it is; to blow something out of proportion; to exaggerate the importance of something trivial
- If you're stuck in traffic, try not to make a mountain out of a molehill worrying about it too much. It could be much worse.
to treat a problem as greater than it is
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