needle in a haystack

needle in a haystack
Needle in a haystack
If trying to find something is like looking for a needle in a haystack, it means that it is very difficult, if not impossible to find among everything around it.

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  • Needle in a haystack — A Needle in a haystack is a figure of speech used to refer to something that is difficult to locate in a much larger space. Needle in a haystack may also refer to: Needle in a Haystack (House), an episode of the TV series House Needle in a… …   Wikipedia

  • needle in a haystack — {n. phr.}, {informal} Something that will be very hard to find. * / I lost my class ring somewhere in the front yard, said June. Jim answered, Too bad. That will be like finding a needle in a haystack. / …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • needle in a haystack — {n. phr.}, {informal} Something that will be very hard to find. * / I lost my class ring somewhere in the front yard, said June. Jim answered, Too bad. That will be like finding a needle in a haystack. / …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • needle in a haystack — noun Something that is difficult or impossible to locate; something impossibly complex or intractable. Youll never find the paper you need on her desk. Youre looking for a needle in a haystack …   Wiktionary

  • needle\ in\ a\ haystack — n. phr. informal Something that will be very hard to find. I lost my class ring somewhere in the front yard, said June. Jim answered, too bad. that will be like finding a needle in a haystack …   Словарь американских идиом

  • needle in a haystack — something which is nearly impossible to do or find (part of the adage: it s like looking for a needle in a haystack ) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • needle in a haystack —    If trying to find something is like looking for a needle in a haystack, it means that it is very difficult, if not impossible to find among everything around it.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • needle in a haystack — something that is very hard to find Looking for the lost receipt among the thousands of other receipts is like looking for a needle in a haystack …   Idioms and examples

  • Needle in a haystack —   If trying to find something is like looking for a needle in a haystack, it means that it is very difficult, if not impossible to find among everything around it …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • Needle in a Haystack (House) — Needle in a Haystack House episode Episode no. Season 3 Episode 13 Directed by Peter O Fallon …   Wikipedia

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