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Spanish translation of “guard”

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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