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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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пьедестал - pedestal (16th June 2011)

пьедестал (masculine noun) - a pedestal

Статуя стоит на высоком пьедестале. = The statue is standing on a high pedestal.

Профессиональных спортсменов часто ставят на пьедестал. = Professional sportsmen are often put on a pedestal (= greatly admired, believed to be very important).

 

поставить + Accusative case (винительный падеж) на пьедестал = to put someone on a pedestal (= believe that someone is perfect)

 

 

 

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