there's more to someone or something than meets the eye

there is more to (someone or something) than meets the eye

Something or someone has 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. This story goes deeper—there's definitely more to it than meets the eye.
See also: eye, meet, more, there
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there's more to someone or something than meets the eye

a person or situation is more complex or interesting than they appear.
See also: eye, meet, more, someone, something
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