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a mound of earth made by moles while burrowing

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"I've been out there in the heat of the battle so I know how high the emotions run, especially at the end of a game like that one so you would like to think the authorities would show a little bit of common sense instead of making another mountain out of a molehill.
In recent days of little frost, judging by the new lines of molehills currently appearing daily (or perhaps nightly) everywhere I look, moles have been very active indeed.
"I saw something shiny on a molehill and I picked it up," Thea said.
Featuring State & Madison, Molehill, Jess Godwin and Tall Doug
Yesterday club director Luke Purcell again reiterated that HMRC were "making a mountain out of a molehill."
If I am right, then what we have seen is a molehill craftily made to look like a mountain - pun intended.
Following the molehills in Clare's poetry, I have found that while each molehill erupts within a singular place, all the molehills tend to situate the speaker in a nexus of flourishing common life that ignores the boundaries of private property.
But Ashleigh Walters, from Beach Rugby Wales, told the BBC that would be "making a mountain out of a molehill".
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"We're always happy to answer whatever, but I think there was a mountain made out of a molehill.
These humble supermarket items are still used by many anglers and are still assumed to be A simple handful of soil, (molehill to be exact) can be just as effective as anything on a shelf, and was on evidence, along with worm, of no cost and a natural bait that was helping my company account for numerous decent perch on our canal.
It's my belief he has made a mountain out of a molehill in his desire for publicity.
Torn between the dramatic molehill of a yuppie couple's off-and-on relationship and the visual splendor of the Sierra Nevada mountains, "Leave Me Like You Found Me" barely musters enough energy to engage as it tests whether two ex-lovers can repair a breakup by camping in the Sequoia National Forest.
"I think he has almost said himself that it has been a bit of a mountain out of a molehill."
One of the interesting new features in the first Incubator builds released by Adobe today is the "Molehill" 3D APIs.