grammar

The best fish swim near the bottom

The best fish swim near the bottom
Meaning: The best things are hard to come by. The finest things are hard to get. One has to take high risk to get big achievements in life.

panic button

hit / press / push the panic button {infml} (to react to a situation by demanding emergency action; become excited; panic) — паниковать, запаниковать; поддаться панике, впа

за кого ты меня принимаешь?

What do you take me for? ( = I am not that type of person; You should not believe I could do a thing like that) — За кого ты меня принимаешь? Как ты мог обо мне такое подумать?!

If you take take someone for something, you accept or believe that they are that thing

Example 1: I won’t tell anybody – what do you take me for?

чем..., тем...

Чем..., тем...
The ...(comparative-1), the... (comparative-2)

The more(,) the better. -- Чем больше, тем лучше.

in seventh heaven

be in seventh heaven{infml} (to be extremely happy) — быть на седьмом небе (от счастья, восторга и т. п.)

Example: Since they got married they've been in seventh heaven. (CIDI)

stuff one's face

stuff one's face (with) (eat a lot of something) — есть в больших количествах; наедаться; набивать брюхо

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