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08 / 11 / 2005

TO BLOW OUT OF PROPORTION: meaning and examples

Good morning. Today's expression is: to blow something out of proportion It is used: to say that something is much worse or much more dangerous or serious than it really is. Example 1 I can't tell my mother anything because she always blows it out of proportion. I told her I had a cold and she wanted me to go to the hospital! Example 2 We are all worried about the rise in interest rates but let's not blow things out of proportion yet. Let's just wait and see what happens. Remember to post any questions about today's Daily Vitamin in the Daily Vitamin Plus! section on our website. If you have any questions about how to use the Daily Vitamin Plus! section, please send us an email to Have a good day!


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