be more to (someone or something) than meets the eye

(redirected from been more to him than meets the eye)

be more to (someone or something) than meets the eye

To have more merit, import, or facets than is initially perceived. Don't discount Fred as a candidate for this job—there's more to him than meets the eye. There's definitely more to this story than meets the eye—we've got to dig deeper.
See also: eye, meet, more
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