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

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scratch/scrape the surface

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

There's far more to be said - I've only had time to scratch the surface in this talk. 要說的還有很多——由於時間關係,這次我只能粗略地談一下。
The amount of aid that has been offered is hardly going to scratch the surface of the problem. 所提供的救援物資很少,對於解決問題只是杯水車薪。

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

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