How to read (transcription):
[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. neither fluff nor feather) a wish of good luck to someone that's supposed to be answered with "к чёрту!" (lit. - to the devil)
lit: to smash to dawn and dust to win a victory over someone
(lit. neither sing nor draw) to be unable to act, to be very drunk or too tired
this is going too far, this is totally out of place
to be credulous, gullible
to loaf, to day-dream
to have a drink (alcohol)
approximately: you are good only when sent to call the death (i.e. it takes you too long to do things, ~ I could grow old)