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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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Сидеть на шее - to sponge on 

Сидеть на шее  - to sponge on, to live off someone

В тридцать лет он всё ещё сидит на шее у родителей. = He's thirty and he still sponges off his parents.

Она пошла работать, потому что не хотела сидеть на шее у мужа. = She started working because she didn't want to live off her husband.


Literally the expression means "to sit on someone's neck".

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