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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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слышать - to hear (1st June 2011)

слышать [SLY-shat'] (imperfective verb) – to hear

Говори громче, я тебя не слышу. = Speak louder, I don't hear you. (informal)

Вы слышали об этом актёре? = Have you heard of this actor? (formal)

 

Note the irregular conjugation in the Present: я слышу, ты слышишь, он слышит, мы слышим, вы слышите, они слышат.

 

Not to confuse with "слушать" = to listen.

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