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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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бросать слова на ветер - to waste one's words

Бросать слова на ветер   - to waste one's words; to speak at random; not to keep promises

Не верь ему, он просто бросает слова на ветер. = Don't believe him, he's just speaking at random.

Сергей не бросает слов на ветер; если он обещал что-то - сделает. = Sergey always keeps his word; if he's promised something, he'll do it.


Literally the idiom means "to throw words to the wind".

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