In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1to be skin-deep — ser superficial
- I cooked up a little quiz for all these skin-deep diversity types and have invited my fellow ‘journalists of color’ to show us their true colors.
- Their beauty was skin-deep, and white-toned at that.
- Acne is not just skin-deep, and neither are its scars.
- All of these are pursued with little confidence and Roth's insight into romance and Hollywood cynicism are never more than skin-deep.
- Like some of the greatest film performances, Hoffman manages to get the skin-deep stuff down while illuminating his character's essence at the same time.
- These kinds of events demonstrated that democracy and racial equality are skin-deep in America.
- Most of the treatments offered today are only skin-deep, limited to changing the external appearance.
- Epidermal relations with the rest of the world are not simply skin-deep.
- Big-screen celebrity is only skin-deep, or so some people say.
- Scratch an Irish atheist and you often find that his atheism is only skin-deep.
- Can any radicalism that has not gazed upon this dreadful Gorgon be anything other than skin-deep?
- To me, it's a prime example of skin-deep journalism.
- Second, regulations are taken on as though a skin-deep phenomenon.
- The No-vote in the referendum has made it emphatically clear that this form of ‘europhoria’ was indeed only skin-deep.
- In Ali's paintings these differences, though only skin-deep, have grave consequences.
- The chemicals in an innocent-looking wash bag can make disturbing reading when you consider that make-up isn't just skin-deep.
- Enforced change only re-emphasises technologies of force and skin-deep commitment to change.
- The differences, however, are literally just skin-deep.
- Yet upon closer examination, this diversity proves to be only skin-deep.
- But that remedy is only skin-deep, is not permanent and does not solve the fundamental problems of pride and acceptance.
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