make a big deal (out) of (something)

idiom

variants or make (something) into a big deal
: to treat (something) as very important or too important
The girl's song was far from perfect, but her parents made a big deal of it, and she was very happy.
Don't make such a big deal (out) of missing the bus: there'll be another one along in a minute.

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“Make a big deal (out) of (something).” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/make%20a%20big%20deal%20%28out%29%20of%20%28something%29. Accessed 27 Nov. 2022.

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