||A phrase that is used
when you are looking for something that is very hard to find, or when
you are unlikely to succeed in a search
||1) Getting a good,
cheap meal in New York is like finding a needle in a haystack.
2) The movie
theater was so crowded that getting a seat was like finding a
||A 'needle' is a very
small tool used to sew cloth, and if a needle were sitting in a stack of
'hay' (cut grass), it would be very hard to find.