blow out of proportion

idiom

: to cause (something) to become larger than it should be or to be treated as something worse or more important than it really is
You are blowing things (all/way) out of proportion.
The story was blown out of proportion in the newspapers.

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“Blow out of proportion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/blow%20out%20of%20proportion. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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