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  • Traditional
 
Idiom
the tip of the iceberg
 
 
Meaning
a small part of a problem that is much larger than it seems
 
 
Usage
These recalled products represent only the tip of the iceberg.
 
 
Usage
This incident is merely the tip of the iceberg.
 
 
Story
The expression the tip of the iceberg alludes to the hidden danger of an iceberg, most of which lies underwater.
 
 
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