make a song and dance about (something)

idiom

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.

Dictionary Entries Near make a song and dance about (something)

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make a song and dance about (something)

make a spectacle of oneself

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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 29 Nov. 2022.

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