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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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так как - as (30th November 2011)

так как  [TAK kak] (conjunction) – as

Так как у меня болела голова, я решила пойти домой. = As I had a headache, I decided to go home.

Он не будет участвовать во втором туре, так как он не набрал достаточного количества голосов. = He won't participate in the second round of the election as he hasn't received enough votes.


"Так как" is used to explain why something happened. It's possible to put it either at the beginning or in the middle of the sentence.



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