Meeting the eye

“There is less to him than meets the eye.”

(Tallulah Bankhead)

The normal expression is “there is more to something/somebody than meets the eye”, meaning that the thing or person is deeper than surface appearances suggest.


By Josef Essberger for EnglishClub May 2009
Josef started teaching English as a foreign language in 1991 and founded EnglishClub for learners and teachers in 1997.

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