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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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оливки - green olives (19th July 2011)

оливки [a-LIF-ki] (plural noun) – green olives

Купи, пожалуйста, банку оливок, фаршированных лимоном. = Can you buy a can of olives stuffed with lemon, please?

Лучше купить оливки с косточками или без? = Is it better to buy olives with pits or without?


Black olives have a totally different name: маслины!

Adjective: оливковый. Оливковое масло = olive oil.


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