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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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У чёрта на рогах - very far away

У чёрта на рогах  - very far away; in a shit hole

Как же мы доберёмся до них? Они живут у чёрта на рогах. = How are we going to get to their place? They live in a shit hole.

Этот магазин на другом конце города, у чёрта на рогах. = This shop is at the other end of town, so far away!

 

Literally the idiom means "on devil's horns".

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