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English definition of “make a song and dance about sth”

make a song and dance about sth

UK informal
to make something seem more important than it really is so that everyone notices it: I only asked her to move her car but she made such a song and dance about it.Exaggerating and playing downPraising and applauding
(Definition of make a song and dance about sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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