Translation of "tip of the iceberg" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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tip of the iceberg

C2 a small, noticeable part of a problem, the total size of which is really much greater

These small local protests are just the tip of the iceberg. 这些小规模的地方性抗议只是冰山的一角。

(Translation of “tip of the iceberg” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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