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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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ЧП - emergency (3rd November 2011)

ЧП (чрезвычайное происшествие)  [che-PE] (abbreviation of an adjective + neuter noun) – an emergency, an incident, an accident

На химическом заводе произошло ЧП. = There's been an incident at the chemical factory.

Перезвони, пожалуйста, попозже, у нас здесь ЧП. = Could you call back later, please, we have an emergency here.


"Чрезвычайное происшествие" literally means "an extraodinary incident".

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