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Only the beginning; just a small indication of a larger possibility; a problem is much bigger than it seems.

This is only the tip of the iceberg. If this works, we can do much more.

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tip of the icebergOcean Scientists assert in reference to an 'iceberg': The {tip} exposed portion, visible above the sea, is only one eighth of the actual size of this awesome natural phenomenon found in the polar seas of our planet Earth.
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