scratch the surface
phrasal to make a modest effort or start

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  • Scratch the Surface — Álbum de Sick Of It All Publicación 18 de octubre de 1994 Grabación 1994 en Normandy Sound, Warren, Rhode Island Género(s) Hardcore punk …   Wikipedia Español

  • 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

  • Scratch the surface — est un album du groupe Sick of It All, sorti en 1994. Ce disque fit émerger le groupe qui devient ainsi un groupe phare de la scène punk/hardcore. Portail du rock Ce document provient de « Scratch the Surface » …   Wikipédia en Français

  • scratch the surface — When you scratch the surface of  something, you have a superficial knowledge or understanding of it …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • scratch the surface — ► scratch the surface deal with a matter only in the most superficial way. Main Entry: ↑scratch …   English terms dictionary

  • Scratch the Surface — est un album du groupe Sick of It All, sorti en 1994. Ce disque fit émerger le groupe qui devient ainsi un groupe phare[réf. souhaitée] de la scène punk/hardcore. Portail du rock …   Wikipédia en Français

  • scratch the surface — phrasal : to make a beginning on a project, progress, a solution of a problem, a field of inquiry, or an investigation * * * scratch the surface see under ↑surface • • • Main Entry: ↑scratch scratch the surface To deal only superficially with an… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Scratch the Surface — Infobox Album Name = Scratch the Surface Type = Album Artist = Sick of It All Released = October 18, 1994 Recorded = 1994 at Normandy Sound, Warren, Rhode Island Genre = Hardcore punk Length = 38:20 Label = Eastwest Records Producer = Sick Of It… …   Wikipedia

  • scratch the surface —    When you only scratch the surface of a problem or subject, you deal with only a small part of it.     Some countries are only scratching the surface of their environment problems …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • scratch the surface — if you scratch the surface of a subject or a problem, you only discover or deal with a very small part of it. Up to now newspaper articles have only scratched the surface of this tremendously complex issue. (usually + of) …   New idioms dictionary

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