[dnyom s ag-NYOM]
(lit. – can’t find during the day time with fire/torch)
it’s very difficult or impossible to find something
- Порядочных людей там днём с огнём не сыщешь.It is impossible to find honest and decent people there.
More from "Russian idioms"
(lit. - not in one eye) sober as a judge
to snivel, to whimper, to start whining
(lit. to command to live long) to pass away (to break if about the things)
(lit. - to get up from the wrong foot)
~ to get up on the wrong side of the bed (about someone moody)
≈ he doesn't know beans about it
wacko, crazy (lit. with a hello)
there's not no room to swing a cat
describes unnecessary, needless, useless (≈ somebody needs it like a fish needs a bicycle)