на безрыбье и рак рыба

Russian idioms

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How to read (transcription):

[na beez-RYB'-ye ee rak RY-ba]

Translation:

beggars can’t be choosers;
in a pinch anything will do;
any port in a storm

(lit. – when no fish even a crayfish is a fish)

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