make a mountain out of a molehill Rate this phrase:(1.00 / 1 vote)
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.

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