принять на грудь
Transcription (the accent is shown in capital letters):
[pree-NYAT' na grut']
Translation / meaning:
to have a drink (alcohol)
More explanations and examples here: Залить за воротник
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describes something unnecessary, needless, useless (≈ somebody needs it like a fish needs a bicycle)
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to exaggerate, ~to make a mountain out of a molehill
one need to sleep it over
(lit.) needed as a dog needs fifth leg describes unnecessary, needless, useless things or actions (≈ one needs this like a fish needs a bicycle)
(lit.: not a fountain) no great shakes, no gem, so-so, nothing special
far and wide
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