大海撈針

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Chinese[edit]

 
big; great; huge; large; major; wide; deep; oldest; eldest; doctor
ocean; sea fish up needle; pin; injection
trad. (大海撈針)
simp. (大海捞针)

Etymology[edit]

Literally: dredge up a needle from the great ocean

Pronunciation[edit]

Idiom[edit]

大海撈針

  1. find a needle in a haystack