make a mountain of a molehill

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make a mountain of a molehill

To exaggerate or put too much focus on a minor issue and make it seem like a major one. You got one B and you're acting like you're failing the class. You're making a mountain of a molehill, if you ask me. This is a minor setback. Let's not make a mountain of a molehill.
See also: make, molehill, mountain, of