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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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цена - price (10th June 2011)

цена [tse-NA] (feminine noun) – a price

В этом магазине высокие цены. = Prices are high in this store.

Цены на нефть растут. = Oil prices are going up.


Note the word stress change: цена (a price) - цены (prices)


высокие/низкие цены = high/low prices

цены растут/поднимаются = prices are going up

цены падают/снижаются = prices are going down



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