[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"
to annoy, to pester, to bore, to bother
throw aside all restraint, let oneself go
it turned out it didn't seem (popular expression)
(lit. - a teaspoon per hour) describes something that is very slow
(lit. - to make an elephant out of a fly) to exaggerate, ~to make a mountain out of a molehill
≈ to hold on by a hair