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    Not sure

    I'm not sure about thr meaning of the sentence "though it seems like the US media was making amountain out of a molehill".Will sb explain it?

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    Re: Not sure

    "Making a mountain out of a molehill" means taking a small problem, situation or obstacle (with a seemingly obvious and simple solution) and unnecessarily turning it into a huge, complicated ordeal.

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