трещать по швам

Russian idioms


Transcription (the accent is shown in capital letters):

[tree-SCHAT' pa shvam]

Translation / meaning:

(lit.) to burst at the seams

to be in a state of complete decline, to fall apart, to collapse; (also about clothing) to be too tight to the wearer

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