English version

make heavy weather of something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmake heavy weather of somethingmake heavy weather of somethingBritish EnglishDIFFICULT to make something that you are doing seem more difficult or complicated than it really is – used to show disapproval Why does he need to make such heavy weather of a simple task? heavy
Examples from the Corpus
make heavy weather of somethingSome publishers are making heavy weather of 1992.I was making heavy weather of it but dared not rest for the cold.So it is not surprising that adolescents sometimes make heavy weather of the whole process.
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