like finding a needle in a haystack

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be like finding a needle in a haystack

To be very difficult to locate. Said especially of something small or hidden among similar things. I really need to tidy up my office. Whenever I need a specific document, it's like finding a needle in a haystack! Trying to find my contact lens on the floor was like finding a needle in a haystack.

like finding a needle in a haystack

Said when one is searching for something that is very difficult to locate, especially something very small or hidden among many things. I really need to tidy up my office. Whenever I need a specific document, it's like finding a needle in a haystack! Trying to find my contact lens on the floor was like finding a needle in a haystack.
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