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    While my brother has excellent eyesight

    While my brother has excellent eyesight, he ..... hard of hearing.

    1. has
    2. is
    3. was
    4. isn't

    I'm not familiar with this structure: Be hard of sth ( No.2). Is this sth like expression?

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    #2

    Re: While my brother has excellent eyesight

    Quote Originally Posted by Freeguy View Post
    While my brother has excellent eyesight, he ..... hard of hearing.

    1. has
    2. is
    3. was
    4. isn't

    I'm not familiar with this structure: Be hard of sth ( No.2). Is this sth like expression?
    Yes, it is a common expression to describe someone who has some hearing loss.

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    Re: While my brother has excellent eyesight

    Does it( this expression) belong only to "hearing problem or loss"?

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    Re: While my brother has excellent eyesight

    As far as I know, "to be hard of" is only used with "hearing". Don't try to use it for any other physical deficiency.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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