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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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подросток - a teenager (18th August 2011)

подросток [pad-ROS-tak] (masculine noun) – a teenager

Это журнал для подростков. = It's a magazine for teenagers.

Подростки часто находятся в конфликте с родителями. = Teenagers are often in conflict with their parents.


The word "подросток" comes from the verb "расти" = to grow ("подрасти" = to grow a little bit).

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