Meaning of “something is like looking for a needle in a haystack” in the English Dictionary

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"something is like looking for a needle in a haystack" in American English

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something is like looking for a needle in a haystack

something is extremely difficult to find:

With 500 channels on TV, finding quality children's shows is like looking for a needle in a haystack.

(Definition of “something is like looking for a needle in a haystack” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)