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Test incompl/inter-331, User's Answer 6 #1 (permalink) Tue Sep 14, 2010 21:12 pm   Test incompl/inter-331, User's Answer 6
 

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ESL/EFL Test #331 "English Slang Idioms (52)", question 6

"I've been calling your name for five minutes! I swear you're as deaf as a .........," Grace told Paul.

(a) post
(b) dwarf
(c) frog
(d) hammer

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #331 "English Slang Idioms (52)", answer 6

"I've been calling your name for five minutes! I swear you're as deaf as a post," Grace told Paul.

Correct answer: (a) post

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"I've been calling your name for five minutes! I swear you're as deaf as a hammer," Grace told Paul.
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Is to be as deaf as a stone equal of as deaf as a post,that's to say, is to be deaf as a stone right
substitution for being as deaf as a post?
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Test incompl/inter-331, User's Answer 6 #2 (permalink) Wed Sep 15, 2010 0:27 am   Test incompl/inter-331, User's Answer 6
 

I've never heard of 'deaf as a stone.'
I've only heard of deaf as a post which means to be hard of hearing - someone who doesn't hear well.
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