VERBS be | be born Their child was born deaf. | become, end up, go He eventually went deaf. | remain She remained deaf until she died. | leave sb, make sb Standing next to the machine all day left her deaf in one ear.
ADV. very | profoundly (technical), stone, totally Many of these children are profoundly deaf. It's no good shouting?he's stone deaf. | a little, partially, rather, slightly She spoke loudly because her mother was a little deaf. | chronically helping chronically deaf patients
PREP. ~ to (figurative) The committee remained deaf to our suggestions.
PHRASES deaf in one ear