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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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спасательный круг - a lifebelt (6th June 2012)

спасательный круг  [spa-SA-tel'-nyy krug] (masculine noun) - a lifebelt

Матросы бросили ему спасательный круг. = The sailors threw him a lifebelt.


Literally the word means "a saving circle".

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