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  1. matilda
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    Talking 105-on the surface

    Hello all

    What does (on the surface) mean and where is it used? Plz explain me with an example, if possible.

    Thanks all

    Matilda

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    Re: 105-on the surface

    It means that something appeared one way, but was in fact different:
    On the surface, things looked calm, but there was a lot of conflict in the company.

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