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be more to sth than meets the eye

If there is more to something than meets the eye, it is more difficult to understand or involves more things than you thought at the beginning.
Translations of “be more to sth than meets the eye”
in Chinese (Traditional) 比開始認為的還要難應付, 比當初看上去的更複雜…
in Chinese (Simplified) 比开始认为的还难以应付, 比当初看上去的更复杂…
(Definition of be more to sth than meets the eye from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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