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    Talking Mole out of mauntain

    "Making mountain out of a mole hill" is a popular saying and can easily be understood from the text itself. But I couldn't get the meaning of "mole out of mountain". Does this idiom exist or I have heard it wrongly or partially. It conveys a sense something like "insignificant outcome out of a big venture". Am I correct?
    Last edited by Romel Panzer; 08-Jun-2007 at 06:37. Reason: spelling mistake in "mountain". Pl. replace "o" in place of "a" in the heading.

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    Re: Mole out of mauntain

    You're right; it would mean to underestimate the seriousness of something. It's not a standard idiom, but it is readily comprehensible to me.

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    Re: Mole out of mauntain

    I've met this as the mouse born of an elephant.

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