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make a meal (out) of sth

UK disapproving to ​spend more ​time or ​energy doing something than is ​necessary: I only ​asked for a ​summary of the ​mainpoints but she's making a ​real meal out of it.
(Definition of make a meal (out) of sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “make a meal (out) of sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 对…小题大做…
in Chinese (Traditional) 對…小題大做…
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