Make A Mountain Out Of A Molehill – Idiom Of The Day For IELTS

IDIOM OF THE DAY Make A Mountain Out Of A Molehill

Make A Mountain Out Of A Molehill – Idiom Of The Day For IELTS Speaking.


To make anything sound or look larger than it actually is


“When Uncle Benny catches a cold he says he has a raging fever. He’s always making a mountain out of a molehill.”

Come on, don’t make a mountain out of a molehill. It’s not that important.

Clever lawyers can makemountain out of a molehill.


  1. Choose the suitable idiom to complete the sentence below.
    McAleer knows there’s a mistake in the book and promised to correct it, but Rosen continues to complain about it – she’s really trying to ____________________.
    A. make a mountain out of a molehill
    B. look a gift horse in the mouth
    C. a leopard cannot change its spots
    D. crocodile tears
  2. Describe the time you made a mistake. Try to use this idiom in your speech. You should say:
    – When it happened
    – What the mistake was
    – Who helped you solve it
    And explain what you had learned from this mistake
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