Definitions for tip of the iceberg
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tip of the iceberg(Noun)
Only the beginning; just a small indication of a larger possibility; a problem is much bigger than it seems
Origin: tip + iceberg. Floating icebergs have a significant proportion of their mass below the surface of the water.
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
That number is the tip of the iceberg.
We're afraid this is the tip of the iceberg.
I think people should know about it. My story is just the tip of (the) iceberg.
This may be only the tip of the iceberg. You're going to see this continue and develop.
Type II diabetes is emerging in young children 10-11 years old, [It's the] tip of the iceberg in children.
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