Expression: “make a mountain out of a molehill”
The expression to “make a mountain out of a molehill” is very common and is used when someone makes a big deal out of what should be a very small issue. Watch the video to see how to use it like a native speaker!
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Hannah: Todd, you left the toilet seat up again!
Todd: We’ve already been through this. I have to put it up when I use it. You can put it down before you use it.
Hannah: A toilet seat should be down. You’re really an inconsiderate jerk, you know that? Why can’t you do such a small thing? You don’t care about my feelings at all. Maybe you’d be happier with another girl.
Todd: Relax. You’re making a mountain out of a molehill.