To exaggerate the severity of a situation.
“She shouted at him angrily for being five minutes late, but it really didn’t matter that much. She really made a mountain out of a molehill.”
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
The idiom ‘Make a mountain out of a molehill’ means “to deal with a difficult situation without being harmed or damaged”
Example usage of idiom ‘Make a mountain out of a molehill’: Newspapers have weathered the storm of online information by providing news online themselves.