faire tout un fromage de

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Literally, "to make all a cheese out of something".

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /fɛʁ tu.t‿œ̃ fʁɔ.maʒ/

Verb[edit]

faire tout un fromage de

  1. (figuratively) (transitive with de) to agitate over things of small importance; to make a mountain out of a molehill, to sweat the small stuff
    Synonyms: faire toute une histoire, faire tout un plat

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