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guard
British English: /ɡɑːd/
American English: /ɡɑrd/

Translation of guard in Italian:

noun

  • 4 (watchfulness)to drop o relax o lower one's guard to catch somebody off guard
    cogliere qualcuno di sorpresa, alla sprovvista
    to be on one's guard to be on one's guard against something
    essere o stare in guardia contro qualcosa
    to be on one's guard against something happening
    stare in guardia affinché qualcosa non accada
  • 5 (group of soldiers, police etc.)to transport something under an armed guard
    trasportare qualcosa sotto scorta armata o sotto sorveglianza armata
  • 8 (British English) (in names of regiments) the Scots Guards
    la guardia scozzese
    the Coldstream Guard
    il reggimento Coldstream

transitive verb

  • 3 (from discovery)
    custodire (secret)
    a closely guarded secret
    un segreto custodito gelosamente

Idioms

the old guard

Phrasal verbs

guard against:

guard against [something]
guardarsi da, stare in guardia contro (abuses, cheating, failure)
to guard against doing something
fare attenzione a non fare qualcosa
to guard against something happening
stare in guardia affinché qualcosa non accada

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