on the surface


on the surface
phrasal to all outward appearances

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • scratch the surface — {v. phr.} To learn or understand very little about something. Usually used with a limiting adverb (as only , hardly ). * /We thought we understood Africa but when we made a trip there we found we had only scratched the surface./ * /High school… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • scratch the surface — {v. phr.} To learn or understand very little about something. Usually used with a limiting adverb (as only , hardly ). * /We thought we understood Africa but when we made a trip there we found we had only scratched the surface./ * /High school… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Under the Surface — Infobox Album | | Name = Under the Surface Type = Album Artist = Marit Larsen Released = March 2006 Recorded = 2005 Genre = Pop/Folk/Rock Length = 37:02 Label = EMI Producer = Kåre Vestrheim Reviews = * Allmusic Rating|4.5|5… …   Wikipedia

  • skim the surface — {v. phr.} To do something very superficially. * /He seems knowledgeable in many different areas but his familiarity is very superficial, since he only skims the surface of everything he touches./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • skim the surface — {v. phr.} To do something very superficially. * /He seems knowledgeable in many different areas but his familiarity is very superficial, since he only skims the surface of everything he touches./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • scratch the surface — phrasal to make a modest effort or start …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Animal locomotion on the surface layer of water — Animal locomotion on the surface layer is the study of animal locomotion in the case of small animals that live on the surface layer of water, relying on surface tension to stay afloat.There are two means of walking on water; the regime… …   Wikipedia

  • Under the Surface (song) — Infobox Single Name = Under The Surface Artist = Marit Larsen from Album = Under the Surface Released = 2006 Format = CD Single Recorded = 2005 Genre = Pop Length = 4:14 Label = EMI Producer = Kåre Vestrheim Last single = Don t Save Me (2006)… …   Wikipedia


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