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    meaning of a phrase

    Dear Teacher

    You seem to be making rather a meal of it!

    What does the sentence mean, especially the part in bold?

    Thank you very much.


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    Re: meaning of a phrase

    Quote Originally Posted by kohyoongliat View Post
    Dear Teacher

    You seem to be making rather a meal of it!

    What does the sentence mean, especially the part in bold?

    Thank you very much.
    It means to make heavy weather of something, to make hard work of something; that is, to spend more time doing something than it requires, or to make it seem more important than it is.

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    Re: meaning of a phrase

    Thanks for your quick response.

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