Meaning of SKIM in English
▪ barely ( figurative )
This report has barely skimmed the surface of the subject.
A bird skimmed low over the water.
▪ across , over
We skimmed across the water in a small boat.
▪ ~ the surface ( figurative )
Foreign films only ~ the surface of Moroccan life.
Skim is used with these nouns as the object: ↑ page , ↑ surface
Skim is used with these nouns: ↑ milk
Oxford Collocations English Dictionary. Оксфордский английский словарь словосочетаний . 2012