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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“Make a song and dance about (something).” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/make%20a%20song%20and%20dance%20about%20%28something%29. Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

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