How to read (transcription):
until full exhaustion
(lit. – until turning blue)
More from "Conversational Russian"
(reluctant) it's ok, fine
Often it is used in a contraposition, where after "куда ни шло" goes "но" (but).
free (en français: gratos)
comes from 'слышишь' = 'Listen!' or 'Do you hear me?'
the process of learning by heart, cramming
it hurts one's ears (to hear that)