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guard

verb /ɡaːd/
to protect from danger or attack
guardar, proteger, defender
The soldiers were guarding the king/palace.
to prevent (a person) escaping, (something) happening
vigilar
The soldiers guarded their prisoners Try to guard against making silly mistakes.
guarded adjective cautious
cauteloso, prudente
He gave guarded replies to the journalist’s questions.
guardedly adverb
cautelosamente, prudentemente
She phrased her answers guardedly.
guard of honour ( guard of honor) soldiers or other people who are lined up as an honour to someone important
guardia de honor
A guard of honour greeted the President at the airport.
keep guard (on)
vigilar, montar guardia
The soldiers kept guard (on the prisoner).
off guard unprepared
desprevenido
He hit me while I was off guard The goalkeeper was caught off guard by the long-distance shot .
on guard prepared
en guardia, en alerta
Be on your guard against his tricks.
stand guard to be on duty as a guard
montar guardia, vigilar
He stood guard at the gates.
(Definition of guard from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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