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make a production (out) of sth

to make something seem more difficult or complicated to do than it is: If you ask Tom to do anything, he always makes such a production of it that you wish you'd just done it yourself.
Translations of “make a production (out) of sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 誇張,不必要地複雜化, 小題大做…
in Chinese (Simplified) 夸张,不必要地发挥, 小题大做…
(Definition of make a production (out) of sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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