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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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На всякий пожарный - Just in case

На всякий пожарный (случай) - just in case

На всякий пожарный случай, в вашей машине должна быть аптечка. - There should be a first aid kit in your car, just in case.

Возьми зонт на всякий пожарный. - Take an umbrella, just in case.


The expression comes from "пожар" = a fire, and literally means "in case there's a fire", but it's used for any possible emergency.


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