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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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оговорка - a slip of the tongue (12th June 2011)

оговорка (feminine noun) – a slip of the tongue

Эта оговорка дипломата имела неприятные последствия. = The diplomat's slip of the tongue had unpleasant consequences.

 

оговориться (perfective verb) - to make a tongue slip

Извините, я оговорился/оговорилась. = Sorry, it was a slip of the tongue.

 

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