Keep watch: the police had to mount guard over the statue
More example sentences
- Four silent sentinels still mounted guard at each corner of the coffin but the long queues of visitors had gone.
- Villagers now have to mount guard on their homes and crops at night making loud noises and letting off fireworks to scare off marauding boars.
- She and Amber had been mounting guard outside the sitting room.
Definition of mount guard in:
- The US English dictionary