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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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плавать - to swim (5th June 2011)

плавать [PLA-vat'] (imperfective verb) – to swim

Ты умеешь плавать? = Can you swim?

Дети плавали в бассейне. = The children were swimming in the swimming pool.


We also say "плавать на лодке" = to sail a boat


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