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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “scratch/scrape the surface”

scratch/scrape the surface

to deal with only a very small part of a subject or a problem
僅觸及問題的表面
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 which 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。
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(Definition of scratch/scrape the surface from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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