Meaning of “make a song and dance about sth” in the English Dictionary

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"make a song and dance about sth" in British English

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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.

(Definition of “make a song and dance about sth” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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