look beneath the surface

look beneath the surface

To focus on the deeper aspects of something, as opposed to the traits that are most easily identified. When you write your book reports, please look beneath the surface of the text and analyze the author's stylistic choices.
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In his new autobiography, 'Russian Winters' published by DECOUBERTIN books, Kanchelskis explains: "When doing business with clubs from the former Soviet Union you have to look beneath the surface.
This sneaker represents that call for unity and equality, while also pushing people to look beneath the surface and uncover the hidden messages.
Tenders are invited for the administration for children in families (acf), office of trafficking in persons (otip) is announcing funds for the look beneath the surface regional anti-trafficking program (lbs).
She will also use radar equipment to look beneath the surface.
If we look beneath the surface to learn more about those jobs, a surprising story emerges.
When you look beneath the surface of financial firms' opposition to the Department of Labor's conflict of interest rule, it quickly becomes apparent that one of their primary objections is to provisions in the rule that would require them to limit or abandon common practices that encourage and reward harmful advice," said Barbara Roper, CFA's director of investor protection, in releasing the fact sheet.
Social scientists and political activists look beneath the surface of high politics in Iran to reveal the deeper layers of action; innovation; struggle; and rebirth in culture, society, and politics.
Yet look beneath the surface and you'll find Celt misery runs through them both.
All the players will be receiving regular eye checks and will also be having tests on the new OCT (Optical Coherence Tomography) machine which allows us to take an in-depth look at the back of the eye and also look beneath the surface to find any eye and health problems.
Ashton always said it was about nothing, yet there is a touching pathos here if you care to look beneath the surface.
Mad about the Boy encourages us to look beneath the surface at the person underneath and recognize creative talents for what they are.
However, it is important to look beneath the surface at whether or not this hub and spoke model based on the other so-called super cities like New York and Hong Kong is sustainable.
Texans Look Beneath the Surface for Water: "Take a look back at Beneath the Surface, our five-part series on the state's growing interest in groundwater.
Surely they're trained to look beneath the surface of manipulative, controlling men like Mick Philpott, to find out what he's not telling them.
HE might seem a little forlorn but look beneath the surface and you'll see a happy tale of how this little pup's life was saved by an underwater treadmill.