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 — 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 — 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 — 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 students… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • scratch the surface — verb To barely begin; to see or do only a fraction of what is possible. This course only scratches the surface of the subject …   Wiktionary

  • scratch the surface — Synonyms and related words: be innocent of, coquet with, dabble, give up, have no idea, know a little, know not, know not what, know nothing of, not know, not rightly know, pass, skim, skim over, skim the surface, smatter, touch upon, toy with,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • scratch the surface — (Roget s IV) v. Syn. be superficial, analyze superficially, inspect superficially, touch on, touch upon, mention, skim, scan, brush; see also begin 1 , 2 …   English dictionary for students

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