Translation of "scratch/scrape the surface" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

scratch/scrape the surface

scratch/scrape the surface

to deal with only a very small part of a subject or a problem

仅触及问题的表面
There's far more to be said - I've only had time to scratch the surface in this talk. 要说的还有很多——由于时间关系,这次我只能粗略地谈一下。
The amount of aid that has been offered is hardly going to scratch the surface of the problem. 所提供的救援物资很少,对于解决问题只是杯水车薪。

(Translation of “scratch/scrape the surface” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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