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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?

Main | Мне всё равно. - I don't mind. »

Перестань! - Stop it!

Перестань!  [pe-re-STAN'] – Stop it!

Перестань плакать! = Stop crying!

Перестаньте кричать! = Stop shouting!

Что ты делаешь, перестань! = What are you doing, stop it!


We use "перестань" with someone we address "ты", and "перестаньте" with someone we address "вы" (more formal) or with more than one person.

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