Blow Something Out Of Proportion

To blow something out of proportion is to report it in an exaggerated manner, often making it sound worse than it really is.

  • Don’t believe everything that you read in the papers. They are always blowing things out of proportion.
  • Most of these celebrity gossips are blown out of proportion.
  • Because of these 24 hour news channel culture, TV journalists can’t help blowing things out of proportion.

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