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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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Искать иголку в стоге сена - to look for a needle in a haystack



   Искать иголку в стоге сена  - to look for a needle in a haystack (= to look for something that is very difficult, nearly impossible to find)


На вокзале находятся в постоянном движении тысячи людей, и искать там вора - всё равно, что искать иголку в стоге сена. = There are thousands of people in constant movement at the railway station, and looking for the thief there is like looking for a needle in a haystack.


The literal translation of the idiom is absolutely identical to English, "to look for a needle in a haystack".



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