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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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спешить - to hurry (18th July 2011)

спешить / поспешить [spe-SHIT'/pa-spe-SHIT'] (imperfective/perfective verb) – to be in a hurry, to hurry, to rush

Извините, я спешу. = I'm sorry, I'm in a hurry.

Не спеши, сначала подумай. = Don't rush, think about it first.

Поспешишь - людей насмешишь. = Haste makes waste (literally: if you rush, people will laugh at you).


Noun: спешка. В спешке он забыл зонт. = In a rush, he left his umbrella behind.


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