make a song and dance about (something)

idiom

Definition of make a song and dance about (something) 

British, informal

1 : to cause a lot of excitement about (something) The film is nothing to make a song and dance about.

2 : to complain about (something) in a way that is excessive or unnecessary He was making a big song and dance about the new regulations.

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