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molehill

the small mound of earth thrown up by a burrowing mole
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Chicago Med" Season 3 is returning to NBC with the midseason premiere episode, "Mountains and Molehills," on Tuesday, Jan.
The speaker apostrophizes the mole, which, due to its underground existence, can only be discerned through its molehills, the marks of its labor.
It is typical of what that political establishment is seeking to do: make mountains out of molehills.
The puddles, molehills and mud on the pitch would have made a groundsman wince and the tackles would have had the modern-day footballer shuddering.
AFIELD next to their home is their Millennium Stadium, molehills are used as kicking tees and bemused farm animals are their fans.
The Mammal Society's Derek Crawley said: "Lots of people are reporting seeing molehills just above where floodwater levels were.
They must know that some things are and will always be molehills although for political reasons, some will attempt to show that these are in fact mountains.
Over two days last week, a team of 47 volunteers checked on the hundreds of molehills left by nature's subterranean diggers.
In contrast, Malick and Gemma's dilemmas - how to tell his son he's gay, and whether or not to quit Holby - are tiny molehills compared to the mountain facing Tara.
While the media is busy making mountains out of molehills, we tend to ignore how a combination of factors, including disasters, development projects, environmental changes, resource depletion, shortages and economic stresses increase the vulnerabilities of local communities.
This was Britain's Weirdest Phobias, another example of ITV making mountains out of molehills.