English translation of '小题大做'
(xiǎo tí dà zuò)
make a mountain out of a molehill
⇒ 他不过是迟到了几次,老板就把他开除了,真是小题大做。(Tā bùguò shì chídàole jǐ cì, lǎobǎn jiù bǎ tā kāichú le, zhēn shì xiǎo tí dà zuò.)
He was late no more than a few times, and the boss sacked him — that was making a mountain out of a molehill.
Translation of 小题大做 from the Collins Chinese to English Dictionary