make a production (out) of something


make a production (out) of something
make a production (out) of something informal phrase
to make something more difficult, complicated, or noticeable than is necessary
Thesaurus: to make something more obvious or noticeablesynonym
Main entry: production

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  • make a production (out) of (something) — to make something seem more complicated or difficult than it is. It s only a couple of hours work. Do you have to make such a production of it? Related vocabulary: blow something out of all proportion, make a mountain out of a molehill …   New idioms dictionary

  • make a mountain out of a molehill — to cause something simple to seem much more difficult or important. McAleer knows there s a mistake in the book and promised to correct it, but Rosen continues to complain about it she s really trying to make a mountain out of a molehill. Clever… …   New idioms dictionary

  • production — pro|duc|tion [ prə dʌkʃən ] noun *** 1. ) uncount the process of making or growing things in large quantities, especially in a factory or on a farm, so that they can be sold: improvements in energy production and distribution production of: the… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • production */*/*/ — UK [prəˈdʌkʃ(ə)n] / US [prəˈdʌkʃən] noun Word forms production : singular production plural productions 1) [uncountable] the process of making or growing things in large quantities, especially in a factory or on a farm, so that they can be sold… …   English dictionary

  • production — [prə duk′shən, prōduk′shən] n. [LME < MFr < L productio] 1. the act or process of producing 2. the rate of producing or amount produced 3. a) something produced; product b) a work of art, literature, etc. c) a work …   English World dictionary

  • production — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Making or bringing about Nouns 1. production, creation, construction, formation, fabrication, manufacture; building, erection, edification; coinage; organization; putting together, establishment;… …   English dictionary for students

  • production — noun 1 (U) the process of making or growing things to be sold as products, or the amount that is produced: The production of consumer goods has increased throughout the world. | Smoking is banned in the factory s production areas. | production… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • make — I verb accomplish, achieve, actualize, assemble, attain, author, beget, bring about, bring forth, bring into being, bring into existence, bring to effect, bring to pass, build, call into being, call into existence, carry into effect, carry into… …   Law dictionary

  • make — make1 makable, adj. /mayk/, v., made, making, n. v.t. 1. to bring into existence by shaping or changing material, combining parts, etc.: to make a dress; to make a channel; to make a work of art. 2. to produce; cause to exist or happen; bring… …   Universalium

  • production —    by Marcus A. Doel   While many concepts employed by Baudrillard have a certain aura and mystique (such as integral reality and objective illusion), production is likely to strike the contemporary reader as lacklustre and humdrum. For… …   The Baudrillard dictionary