sordo como una tapia translation | Spanish-English dictionary

sordo como una tapia adj.
as deaf as a post

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exp.
as deaf as a post
(MODISMOS)
exp.
a wall covered in graffiti
exp.
like a shot
(MODISMOS)
exp.
like an arrow
exp.
bright as a pin
(MODISMOS)
exp.
like a shot
exp.
gigantic
(MODISMOS)
exp.
suddenly
(MODISMOS)
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sordo

, a  
a       adj  
1    [persona]   deaf  
quedarse sordo      to go deaf  
mostrarse sordo a, permanecer sordo a      to be deaf to  
se mostró sordo a sus súplicas      he was deaf to her entreaties, her entreaties fell on deaf ears  
MODISMOS a la sorda, MODISMOS a sordas      on the quiet, surreptitiously  
MODISMOS sordo como una tapia      as deaf as a post  
2    (=insonoro)  
[ruido]  
dull, muffled  
[dolor]  
dull  
[emoción, ira]  
suppressed
3      (Ling)   voiceless
b       sm/f   deaf person  
hacerse el sordo      to pretend not to hear, turn a deaf ear  
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
"sordo como una tapia": examples and translations in context
Un vecino de Philip es sordo como una tapia... Philip's neighbour's deaf as a doorpost...
Irresponsable, temerario, sordo como una tapia, descuidado... Irresponsible, devil-may-care, waxy eared, slack-jawed...
Tiene 90 años de edad y es sordo como una tapia. He's 90 years old and deaf as a turnip.
Él no puede escucharme, porque está sordo como una tapia. He can't hear me, he's deaf as a bell.
Incluso ante un ama de casa desgreñada o un anciano sordo como una tapia, respetar la dignidad humana. Even faced with a shaggy housewife or a stone-deaf old guy to honour the dignity of man.
Lo siento, estoy sordo como una tapia y desnudo como un polluelo. Sorry, I'm as deaf as a peach and as naked as a baby bird.
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