be like looking for a needle in a haystack

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be like looking for a needle in a haystack

To be similar to searching for something that is very difficult to locate, especially something small and/or something hidden among similar things. Trying to find my contact lens on the floor was like looking for a needle in a haystack.
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be like looking for a needle in a haystack

to be difficult or impossible to find I don't know how you find anything in your desk, Polly. It's like looking for a needle in a haystack.
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