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    Subject Of The Idiom

    Lookİng For A Needleİn A Haystack" Can You Tell Me İts Meanİng And Example

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    Re: Subject Of The Idiom

    "To look for a needle in a haystack" means to attempt the impossible. Haystacks are large stacks of dried grass - a needle is a very small, fine piece of metal.

    Trying to track down Osama bin Laden is like looking for a needle in a haystack.

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