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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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отвыкнуть - to get out of the habit (23rd July 2012)

отвыкать / отвыкнуть   [at-vy-KAT'/at-VYK-noot'] (imperfective/perfective verb) - to get out of the habit of doing something; to forget how to do something

Я потихоньку отвыкаю вставать поздно. = I'm slowly getting out of the habit of getting up late.

Он совсем отвык от жизни в городе. = He has totally forgotten what life in the city is like.


Past tense of "отвыкнуть": он отвык, она отвыкла, они отвыкли.

Opposite: привыкать / привыкнуть к =  to get used to

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