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keep someone safe

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to keep safe from danger, attack, or harm

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Carbon fibre is not only able to withstand this stress, it absorbs it to protect the runners natural joints from the effects of repetitive impact.
The authorities sent officers holding mini-shields to run along with the torchbearers to protect the runners.
Its purpose is to protect the runners from infielder trickery, such as purposely dropping a flyball or allowing a flyball to fall to the ground untouched for the purpose of turning a double or triple play.
If the umpires wish to utilize this rule, they can still protect the runners without calling the infield fly rule.
When the Infield Fly Rule is called, the ball should be ruled dead immediately to protect the runners.