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Learner’s Dictionary
  • Includes about 20,000 of the most common Russian words and about 60,000 illustrative phrases and examples. For each word, its grammatical and stylistic properties are indicated.

делать из мухи слона

to make a mountain out of a molehill

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Не делайте из мухи слона, другими словами, не преувеличивайте свои проблемы.
Sometimes stress isn't caused so much by an event but by our attitude towards it.
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© New South Wales Health Department for and on behalf of the Crown in right of the State of New South Wales

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делать из мухи слона
to make a mountain out of a molehill

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  1. 1.

    to blow smth out of proportion

    translation added by Роман Гуляев
    Bronze en-ru
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  2. 2.

    make a mountain from an anthill

    translation added by Baikova Maria
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