Translation of deaf in Spanish:
- 1.1 sordo to be deaf in one ear (temporarily) estar* sordo de un oído (permanently) ser* sordo de un oído to go deaf quedarse sordo he's deaf and dumb es sordomudo [often offensive/puede resultar ofensivo]Example sentences1.2 (unwilling to hear) to be deaf
- Thorn Park School is a day special school for deaf and partially hearing children from two to sixteen years of age.
- Budgie is a hearing dog for the deaf and was brought in for assembly by his owner Tracy Lewis, who lives in the town.
- If you're talking to a deaf person and a hearing person, don't just focus on the hearing person.
tosth hacer* oídos sordos aalgo he was deaf to her pleas/protests hizo oídos sordos a sus ruegos/protestasExample sentences
- As I said last weekend, it's easy to become deaf to the sirens in Hackney.
- It may be that I've been deaf to the roar of protest that has met this authoritarian and intrusive measure.
- You appear to excel at giving orders but are deaf to the needs of your employees.
plural noun/nombre plural
- the deaf las personas con sordera, los sordos [often offensive/puede resultar ofensivo] the deaf and dumb los sordomudos [often offensive/puede resultar ofensivo]
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