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
More from "Russian idioms"
to do nothing, to idle
the phrase is used to describe very old things
everybody does what he/she can/want
to deprive oneself of something in favour of, to give up for
even half a year haven't passed yet (since you started doing something and finally finished)
eating a lot of delicious food
lit.: with a heel into the chest "Kicking yourself in the chest with your heel" means swearing, proving your case, trying to convince someone of something.
to come down to earth