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Idiom: make a mountain out of a molehill



 
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Idiom: make a mountain out of a molehill #1 (permalink) Thu Oct 19, 2006 23:17 pm   Idiom: make a mountain out of a molehill
 

English Idioms and Expressions, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #21 "Expressions with make", question 5

Ignore his comments it's not really that bad, he's simply making a mountain out of a molehill.

(a) exercising
(b) energizing
(c) exaggerating
(d) entertaining

English Idioms and Expressions, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #21 "Expressions with make", answer 5

Ignore his comments it's not really that bad, he's simply exaggerating.

Correct answer: (c) exaggerating
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Idiom: make a mountain out of a molehill #2 (permalink) Thu Oct 19, 2006 23:32 pm   Idiom: make a mountain out of a molehill
 

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A molehill is the small pile of earth created when a mole (a small burrowing mammal) digs its tunnel in the earth.
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