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be as deaf as a post

To be unable to hear well or at all. I hope grandpa wears his hearing aid to dinner tonight because he's as deaf as a post without it. After years of listening to loud rock music, I'm deaf as a post.
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Replace a lockset or doorknob If the doorknobs in your home are dated, why not let your son or daughter select, with your approval, and purchase a new one to replace the old?
The woman claimed she had held on to the car's doorknob in a desperate attempt to keep the defendant from leaving until police arrived.
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They stored cars there bumper to bumper and doorknob to doorknob," Humphrey said.
Once contaminated, a stainless steel doorknob, faucet or handrail can harbor bacteria and viruses until it is disinfected, usually with chemicals.
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Hutchence was found hanging from a belt tied to a doorknob in a Sydney hotel room in 1997, at the age of 37.
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The Diamond Doorknob is a riveting read, which delves into issues of culture, relationships, gender and the search for meaningful lives.
Either fill out the doorknob menu that some hotels have, or just call the night before and specify what time.
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