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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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Sunday
Apr082012

Нет дыма без огня - there is no smoke without fire

Нет дыма без огня  - there is no smoke without fire (= if people say something bad about someone, it's probably true)

Когда в офисе прошёл слух о скором сокращении кадров, Петров подумал, что нет дыма без огня, и активно начал поиски новой работы. = When the rumor about future layoffs started circulating in the office, Petrov thought that there was no smoke without fire and started actively looking for a new job.

 

We can also say "нет дымУ без огня", "дыма без огня не бывает".

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