guard against


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Related to guard against: so much for, ahead of schedule, in the wrong

guard against

verb be on the vigil for, be there for, champion, defend, insulate, look out for, overlook, oversee, preserve, protect, safeguard, secure, shield, stand by the side of, stand guard over, superintend, take care of, take measures for, take steps for, watch over
Associated concepts: guard against crime, guard against fraud
See also: anticipate, expect
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To guard against any repeat, the champions have adopted a military strategy involving putting their own tactics to the test with bi-weekly 'what-if' meetings.
For a start, we must guard against letting in early goals,"the Dutchman said.
Detective Inspector Tim Evans said; "I would ask people to be on their guard against door- to - door sellers and to look out for their neighbours, especially if they are vulnerable.
The apex bank in Philippines has said that it is ready to guard against financial excesses in the nation.
This is to guard against any possible infections they may pick up, since pregnant woman are among the high risk cases," said Salmaniya Medical Complex infection control head Dr Jameela Salman.
The lady was shaken but unhurt by the incident and officers are urging members of the public to be on their guard against the two men.
If we do that and guard against complacency, we will get the right result on Saturday.
The TurnKey Investor's "Subject To" Mortgage Handbook offers guidelines for getting qualified sellers to call the reader and offer a "subject to" mortgage, tips on how to guard against common pitfalls, and much more.
Betty Crocker Cookbook is far more than a recipe book; it explains in-depth the nuances of preparing different ingredients and common mistakes to guard against.
Freshman Darren Collison drew the start at point guard against Albany and scored 10 points, including a 3-pointer with 1:26 to play to give UCLA a 70-62 lead.
When Misery Is Company: End Self-Sabotage And Become Content by psychotherapist, licensed mental health counselor, and popular author Ann Katherine offers the reader exercises, anecdotal personal stories, and an insightful, gentle wisdom focused on the self-defeating practice of trying to guard against disappointment, fear or shame by not allowing ourselves to fully experience intimacy, success, or pleasure.
Mr Clarke said: ``Mr Fox and I are fully committed to ensuring that the election is properly policed to guard against electoral fraud