[na beez-RYB'-ye ee rak RY-ba]
beggars can’t be choosers;
in a pinch anything will do;
any port in a storm
(lit. – when no fish even a crayfish is a fish)
More from "Russian idioms"
~ to fall upon someone's head (about problems, troubles etc.)
there is a rush to do something, the deadline is failing
Use your eyes! Оpen your peepers!
the game is not worth the candles
(lit. - what kind of fly has bit you?)
Usually sounds like "кака́я му́ха тебя́/его́/её укуси́ла?". Used to talk about someone in a bad mood or behaving strangely.
it turned out it didn't seem (popular expression)
to blame everything on somebody
to have a drink (alcohol)