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Today, when we say something is like looking for a needle in a haystack, we are essentially saying that it is an impossible task.(Paul Cooper, Taipei Times)

The police are reviewing the CCTV footage at the moment, but say that pinpointing the suspect’s whereabouts that night is like looking for a needle in a haystack.

(警察正在清查監視系統畫面,但說若要鎖定嫌犯那天晚上的確切位置,有如海底撈針。)

Look at the state of his desk. Finding the essay amongst all these papers is like looking for a needle in a haystack.

(你看看他桌子亂成這副德性。要在這紙堆中找到那篇文章,簡直就是大海撈針。)

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