skin deep translation | English-French dictionary

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skin deep

  
, skin-deep  
      adj   superficiel (le)     
beauty is only skin-deep      la beauté n'est pas tout  
Translation English - French Collins Dictionary  
skin-deep adj.
superficiel

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Collaborative Dictionary     English-French
exp.
la beauté n'est pas tout
n.
peau
n.
en retrait ; en profondeur
[Sport]; [Football]
adv.
profondément
[Med.]
adj.
profond ; de profondeur
n.
peau sèche
n.
teint terne
n.
peau claire
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"skin deep": examples and translations in context
So I agree with those who say that beauty is just skin deep. Je suis donc de l'avis de ceux qui disent Que la beauté est superficielle
When there is nothing Christian, nothing about you that's not skin deep Il n'y a rien de chrétien, tout est superficiel
My smile is just skin deep. Mon sourire n'est qu'à fleur de peau.
We have seen cuts to transfer payments for health care, education and social support. The programs announced by the government have only been skin deep and have done little to alleviate high unemployment especially among young people. Nous avons été témoins des réductions des paiements de transfert en matière des soins de santé, de l'éducation et de l'aide sociale. Les programmes annoncés par le gouvernement n'ont été que des cataplasmes et n'ont pas vraiment permis de réduire les taux de chômage élevés, surtout chez les jeunes.
Greatness is only skin-deep some people say. Certains disent que la grandeur est superficielle, ce n'est pas vrai.
But pretty only goes skin-deep. Mais la beauté reste à fleur de peau.
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