Transcription (the accent is shown in capital letters):
Translation / meaning:
(lit.: to put the brake on, to hinder)
to think or act very slowly
More from "Conversational Russian"
stake out a claim
(= бред) ravings, bull, stuff and nonsense, gibberish
to get cranky, to lose one's wits
pain in the rear, problems, unpleasant concerns, trouble, hassle
to ask, to borrow (something from someone)
to be stuck (in a queue)
comes from 'хорош, хорошо' and means 'enough!'