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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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бояться - to be afraid

бояться [ba-YAT'-sya] (imperfective verb) – to be afraid


Я боюсь летать на самолёте. = I'm afraid of flying.

Наташа боится пауков. = Natasha is afraid of spiders.

Не бойся! = Don't be afraid!


Present tense: я боюсь, ты боишься, он боится,  мы боимся, они боятся.

Бояться is usually followed by the infinitive of a verb or a noun in the Genitive case (бояться летать - to be afraid of flying; бояться высоты - to be afraid of heights).


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