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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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претензия - a complaint (25thJune 2011)

претензия [pre-TEN-zi-ya] (feminine noun) – a complaint, a claim

У меня нет к нему претензий. = I have no complaints about him.

Они предъявили претензии директору. = They complained to the manager.

У неё есть претензии к этой фирме. = She has complaints about this firm.


иметь претензии к + Dative case (дательный падеж) = to have complaints about someone/something

предъявлять/предъявить претензии + Dative case (дательный падеж) = to complain to someone

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