to grasp at straws

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English - Turkish
uçan kuştan medet ummak
(deyim) Tutunacak dal aramak
Uçan kuştan medet ummak
English - English
To guess randomly at or pursue any apparent option, as due to lack of options or information

I never met his mother, so I'm grasping at straws for an appropriate gift for her.

(deyim) Reach for or try anything in desperation
to grasp at straws