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there's more to someone (or something) than meets the eye

Definition of there's more to someone or something than meets the eye in English:

A person or situation is more complex or interesting than they appear.
Example sentences
  • Maybe there's more to this situation than meets the eye.
  • I think that there's more to this story than meets the eye.
  • If he kicks up a fuss, you know there's more to the relationship than meets the eye.
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