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Definition of Idiomatic Expressions


What does tempest in a teapot mean?

Meaning of idioms with examples...

tempest in a teapot

The phrase tempest in a teapot is an idiomatic expression. It refers to a small event that has been exaggerated out of proportion.

There are other variations of this idiom:

A tempest in a teacup.
A storm in a teacup.
A storm in a cream bow.


The whole fight between the two companies is just a tempest in a teapot.

This idiom is in the nature category

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