be like trying to find a needle in a haystack

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be like trying to find 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 trying to find a needle in a haystack.
See also: find, haystack, like, needle, to, trying
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