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mount guard

Definition of mount guard in English:

Keep watch: the police had to mount guard over the statue
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  • 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.
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