How to read (transcription):
[SHEE-ta BYE-ly-mee NEET-ka-mee]
lit: sewn with white threads
used to characterize poorly concealed lies
More from "Russian idioms"
to do nothing, to idle
something special, remarkable
(lit. - it bounces off the teeth) learnt by heart
lit.: a mountain off the shoulders Describes the relief that people experience after getting rid of anxiety, concerns, or worries
lit: to stick behind the belt to prove your superiority over someone
(lit. - to go to the left)
to be unfaithful, to cheat on
(lit.: holey hands) her/his fingers are all thumbs (about a clumsy person)
lit: cockroaches in the head We say that everyone has his own cockroaches in the head. The more cockroaches there is, the more strange the person is.