stand guard

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Synonyms for stand guard

watch over so as to protect

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La Estrella, who has spent nearly a year on the sidelines since his latest win at Lingfield in January, was injured on the morning of a proposed showdown with Stand Guard at Southwell the following month and has been absent with leg problems ever since.
Tuesday's race at Southwell had six intended but the betting was 8-13 Mr Burbidge, 11-8 Stand Guard, any price the rest.
Following the withdrawals of Gogeo, Staff Sergeant, Tornado Force and Longshadow, just Honest Strike stood between Stand Guard and history.
But Cantillon withdrew La Estrella on veterinary advice and left Tom Queally and Stand Guard to completely outclass his only remaining opponent, Bix.
Stand Guard had only three to beat in the Summer Nights At Lingfield Park Claiming Stakes and there was an anxious moment when Kirby gave him a nudge approaching the home turn.
Indian security officials stand guard outside the house of Hindu hardline Shiv Sena party leader Bal Thackeray after news of his death was announced
Personnel of Balochistan Constabulary, Anti Narcotics Force and other personnel of law enforcement agencies stand guard outside the Masajid and Imambargahs.
SOMBRE MOMENT: Ex-servicemen from Coventry stand guard at the Menin Gate Memorial in Ypres, Belgium, during the Last Post
The Big Lamp youth club, while under construction, was so cherished that youngsters would stand guard over it afterhours to prevent damage.
While some sit on the grounds having tea, other men stand guard.
Put another way, companies should discard data in the absence of a good business or legal reason to keep it--and stand guard over what they keep.
Angela Davis and Huey Newton posters stand guard on the walls in an off-campus apartment dimmed by black light.
3 -- color) Shepherds stand guard over their flock of a lone sheep in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints pageant.
Roelynn has other designs, though, and the twins stand guard as she wanders through minor romances with stable boys and common lads, under the nose of her oblivious father.
This protein activates other immune cells, called macrophages, to stand guard against Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the microbe that causes TB.