Definition of “drop/lower your guard” - English Dictionary

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“drop/lower your guard” in British English

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drop/lower your guard

C2 to stop being careful to avoid danger or difficulty:

Once he knew I wasn't a journalist, he dropped his guard and even let me take a photograph of him.

(Definition of “drop/lower your guard” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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