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make a big thing of/about/out of something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmake a big thing of/about/out of somethingmake a big thing of/about/out of somethingEXAGGERATEto make something seem more important than it really is You can apologise without making a big thing out of it. thing
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make a big thing of/about/out of somethingIt was Arbor Day, and their teacher, Miss Ellis, made a big thing out of it.
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