put (something) out of perspective(redirected from put out of perspective)
put (something) out of perspective
To distort or obscure the true value, importance, or significance of something. Leave it to anxiety to put a situation out of perspective.
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get, put, etc. something in/out of perˈspectivebe able/not be able to see or understand the relative importance of particular events, facts, etc: When you’re depressed, it’s very easy to get things out of perspective. Everything worries you. ♢ Let’s try and put your present problems in perspective, then you’ll see that things aren’t as bad as you think.
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