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blow sth out of proportion

to treat a particular event or problem far too seriously: It's ridiculous - we have a tiny disagreement and you blow the whole thing out of proportion! Of course, when the papers get hold of a story, it's blown out of all proportion.
(Definition of blow sth out of proportion from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “blow sth out of proportion”
in Chinese (Simplified) 对(事情或问题)小题大做…
in Chinese (Traditional) 對(事情或問題)小題大做…
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