English version

a storm in a teacup

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englisha storm in a teacupa storm in a teacupBritish EnglishUNIMPORTANT an unnecessary expression of strong feelings about something that is very unimportant storm
Examples from the Corpus
a storm in a teacupBoth are trying to present the disagreement as a storm in a teacup.Others sink in what outsiders might regard as a storm in a teacup.But Mr Tait described the row as a storm in a teacup.Within Dotty's hearing a home pirate remarked that he thought it had all been a storm in a teacup.The succession issue seems rather a storm in a teacup to me.However, it's a storm in a teacup.
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