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  1. stand guard, stand watch, keep guard, stand sentinelverb

    watch over so as to protect

    "We must stand sentinel to protect ourselves"; "The jewels over which they kept guard were stolen"

    Synonyms:
    stand sentinel, keep guard, stand watch

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  1. Jeanette Taylor-Ramann:

    I appreciate the program, but we can't afford it. I would prefer to pay teachers and classroom assistants rather than people who can just stand guard, we have a $500 million shortfall. I don't think we are using our money wisely.

  2. Scott C. Holstad:

    You cried out in your sleep last night, steel toe boots doing dances in your head. It’s raining now and no one cares. Palmetto trees stand guard outside. He died last night, actually at 7:45 this morning. Will you cry? Will you?

  3. Jim Stenger:

    While we greatly appreciate the support of the American public during this tragedy, we ask that citizens do not stand guard at our recruiting offices, our continued public trust lies among our trained first responders for the safety of the communities where we live and work.

  4. Sayyed Nasrallah:

    I say to the Israeli Army on the border from tonight, stand guard, wait for us one, two, three, four days.


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