Transcription (the accent is shown in capital letters):
Translation / meaning:
lit: fair/tail wind
a wish to sailors to have good journey, but it can also be used in everyday life as a wish “all the best” and “good luck” in business and other endeavors
More explanations and examples here: Откуда ноги растут
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the highlight of the programme
a lot, heaps (of something)
lit: where the legs grow from what is the cause/reason of the problem/events
to walk or drive in circles
to talk a lot of nonsense, to tell tales, to gossip
very little of almost nothing
вешать / навешать всех собак на кого-либо
to blame everything on somebody
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