Transcription (the accent is shown in capital letters):
[s PYE-naî u rta]
Translation / meaning:
lit.: with foam around the mouth
Used when someone is eagerly trying to prove something.
More from "Russian idioms"
over my dead body!
anecdote with a beard, i.e. a very old anecdote
it beats everything (informal, lit. - to die and not to stand up)
~ there's many a slip between the cup and the lip (idiomatic expression, lit. - the grandmother told in two)
lit.: the tongue is hung well Can be said about people who is never at loss for words.
lit.: a mountain off the shoulders Describes the relief that people experience after getting rid of anxiety, concerns, or worries
it will heal before the wedding
arrive when everyone else is already leaving