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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  
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"sordo": examples and translations in context
Tengo parálisis, no soy sordo. I've got CP, I'm not deaf.
Soy totalmente sordo a las mismas. I'm quite deaf to them, you know.
Rumor: sonido vago, sordo y continuado. Rumor [Murmur]: A vague, muffled and prolonged sound.
Luego recordé que está totalmente sordo. And I realised he's like totally deaf.
Pobre sordo Johnno... me enfermas. Poor deaf Johnno - you make me sick.
Beethoven fue feliz cuando se quedó sordo. So anyway, Beethoven was rather glad when he went deaf.
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