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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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Хотеть сквозь землю провалиться - to wish the earth would swallow you up

Хотеть сквозь землю провалиться - to wish the earth would swallow you up (= to feel extremely embarrassed and wish you were elsewhere)

Когда учитель заставил Сашу петь перед всем классом, он хотел сквозь землю провалиться. = When the teacher made Sasha sing in front of the whole class, he wished the earth would swallow him up.

 

The idiom literally means "to want to fall through the ground".

 

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