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海底捞针
Simplified 海底捞针
Traditional 海底撈鍼
Pin Yin
hai3 di3 lao1 zhen1
English
  • look for a needle in the ocean
Examples:
1. 草堆里寻针;海底捞针
Look for one thing among many others, without hope of finding it
2. 刑警柯恩德曼说,他要查对飞往埃及的旅客名单,不过他说,“这好像海底捞针一般。”
Police detective Kevin Koenderman said he will check passenger lists for flights to Egypt, but said, " This is like looking for a needle in a haystack."
3. 太极拳共有100个左右的姿势,它们都有绝妙的名称,如:“白鹤亮翅”,“海底捞针”,“云手”等,十分清晰地告诉你该怎么演练,但你不必所有姿势都学。
There are a hundred or so different postures with wonderful names like" White Crane Spreads its wings"," Needle at Sea Bottom"," Wave hands like a Cloud", which give an idea of what you are expected to do, but you don't have to learn them all.
4. 要在观看足球赛的人群中找一个小男孩真像是海底捞针,谈何容易。
Trying to find a small boy in the large crowds at the football match was like looking for a needle in a haystack.
5. 要在茫茫人海中找到他, 就像海底捞针一样难。
Trying to find him in such a huge crowd of people is as difficult as looking for a needle in a haystack.