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Say I have a small problem which can be solved easily by myself. Yet I don't do it because of some unimportant thing, and this involves many people and generates many debates, making everyone fed up. Is there an idiom or common phrase for this?

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Make a mountain out of a molehill. Make a stink.

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    I considered this (and storm in a teacup) but I don't think it really hits the nail on the head. Usually that phrase is used when someone creates a larger problem for themselves. The OP seem to want more to emphasize the effects on others. – legatrix Dec 11 '20 at 8:23
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    @legatrix - Mountains are huge. They affect all in their presence. Making mountains of molehills creates larger problems for everyone. – EllieK Dec 11 '20 at 14:54
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    @legatrix Disagree that "Making a mountain out of a molehill" means making a problem for themselves particularly. First definition that Cambridge dictionary has for it is "to make a slight difficulty seem like a serious problem", which seems to fit their scenario well. (Agree though that it doesn't cover anything about others being fed up.) – anotherdave Dec 11 '20 at 17:42
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You could also use "Make a fuss over nothing"

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You seem to want an idiom where the effect is felt by others, rather than just by you, so one of the phrases we use to stress the value of early action might be a good choice.

A stitch in time saves nine

comes to mind. The idea is that when something starts to go wrong immediate action is better than delay.

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