on the surface

on the surface
upon looking at what can be seen from the outside, superficially

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  • skim the surface — {v. phr.} To do something very superficially. * /He seems knowledgeable in many different areas but his familiarity is very superficial, since he only skims the surface of everything he touches./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

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