Few diplomatic events are more embarrassing than a summit that turns into a molehill.
But is this merely a case of making a mountain out of a molehill—or is there a legitimate reason to be upset?
In both cases, the minority party on both committees thinks the majority is making a mountain out of a molehill.
The only thing we could find was a molehill, so we delved our way into that.
The newspapers got hold of it and are making a mountain out of a molehill.
One day I saw a hippopotamus tread upon a molehill; he crushed it utterly.
Oh, it's absurd, you're making a mountain out of a molehill.
He saw now, or thought he saw, that he had been making a mountain out of a molehill.
A mountain crowned by a molehill could not have looked more ridiculous.
If you choose to make a mountain out of a molehill, you choose to make a mistake which the Executive Committee will not repeat.