[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.
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to be unfaithful, to cheat on
arrive when everyone else is already leaving
tricky question, stumper
≈ to hold on by a hair
(lit. - two boots make a pair)
about people that are alike in many ways, usually negative qualities are implied
with a sinking heart
describes something unnecessary, needless, useless (≈ somebody needs it like a fish needs a bicycle)