put too much on it

put too much on (something)

To believe something is more serious or important than it really is; to react to something more strongly than one should. I think you're putting too much on this, Ted. It's just an ordinary performance review. Don't put too much on what she said—she didn't mean it.
See also: much, on, put
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put too much on it

tv. to make too much fuss over something. Come on, man. Lighten up. Don’t put too much on it.
See also: much, on, put
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