[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 expose, to unmask
(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.
not to have all one's marbles, to have a screw loose
to make a fool of somebody
to worship; to dote (upon); to adore
to do nothing, to idle
to come down to earth
there's not no room to swing a cat