rarer than hens' teeth

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rarer than hens' teeth

Incredibly scarce or rare; extremely difficult or impossible to find. Support for the president is rarer than hens' teeth in this part of the country.
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The sight of an inspector on patrol is rarer than hens' teeth.
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The factory at Castle Donnington, Derby, is working flat out to keep up with demand, although the sight of a Commando on the roads is still rarer than hens' teeth.