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- ‘A more valid criticism, perhaps, is that the report is a tempest in a teapot.’
- ‘Well, it turned out to be a tempest in a teapot.’
- ‘The dispute here is a tempest in a teapot created by impoverished healthcare budgets that make the above steps unaffordable.’
- ‘To some in this small town, it's a tempest in a teapot that smacks of partisan politics.’
- ‘A review of the registration process might prove whether this is a tempest in a teapot.’
- ‘"It's a tempest in a teapot," he said.’
- ‘In truth, this whole point seems like a tempest in a teapot.’
- ‘I find the discussions interesting, but it is a tempest in a teapot, ultimately irrevelant.’
- ‘In reality, the firestorm of publicity engulfing Gaughan was nothing more than a tempest in a teapot.’
- ‘Bethel further said that it was a tempest in a teapot that would blow over.’
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