skin-deep

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skin-deep (not comparable)

  1. (figuratively) shallow, superficial.
    Chris Huhne, environment spokesman for the Liberal Democrats, said Mr Blair's remarks showed he was "delusional" on climate change and that his environmentalism was only "skin deep". - The Independent, 10/01/07

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  • beauty is only skin-deep

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