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чувак  [choo-VAK] (masculine noun) – dude, man, guy

А кто этот чувак? Ты его раньше здесь видел? = Who is that guy? Have you seen him here before?

У тебя что, чувак, совсем крыша поехала? =  Dude, are you nuts?

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безобидный - harmless (14th October 2011)

безобидный [be-za-BID-niy] (adjective) – harmless

Это безобидный зверёк, он не кусается и не царапается. = It's a harmless little animal, it doesn't bite or scratch.

Никто не понял, почему он так отреагировал на эту безобидную шутку. = No-one understood why he reacted like this to this harmless joke.


The word comes from "без" = without and "обида" = offence, harm.

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