guarantee against

guarantee against something

to certify that something bad will not happen. No one can guarantee against that happening. I can't guarantee against something going wrong.

guarantee something against something (for something)

to certify that something will not fail, break, or wear out, usually for a period of time. We guarantee this radio against defects for one year. I bought a service contract to guarantee my car against defects.
References in classic literature ?
I had long since learnt to understand, composedly and as a matter of course, that my situation in life was considered a guarantee against any of my female pupils feeling more than the most ordinary interest in me, and that I was admitted among beautiful and captivating women much as a harmless domestic animal is admitted among them.
I will do it,' repeated Jasper, 'for the comfort of having your guarantee against my vague and unfounded fears.
Deposits and Guarantees required: Demand guarantee or joint and several guarantee against an advance payment under the terms of Articles 87, 89 and 173 of the Public Procurement Code.
MORRISONS has become the first of the big four supermarkets to pledge a price match guarantee against discounters Aldi and Lidl in the latest episode of the ferocious price war.
The rules changed nearly one year ago, and while blank cheques were used as a bank guarantee against them, they are not any longer.
Using a condom is not a guarantee against HIV (the AIDS virus) or other STDs but it does reduce the risks.
The company is so confident of its performance that it is offering a two-year guarantee against scratching.
A spokesman from CAWSS said: "The fact there have not been any problems in less than a year of trading does not give a guarantee against future problems.
The load cells come with a lifetime guarantee against failure from power surges, static charges, welding surges, lightning, rodents, and high pressure water washdown.
Bosses have blamed global pricing pressure for the cuts, and said they could not guarantee against more losses.
A new heavy-duty CCTV camera housing comes with a guarantee against breakage, deformation, and corrosion that also guarantees the customer's camera inside against damage or theft from the housing.
Combined with a guarantee against counterfeit and damaged product and intuitive seller peer review functionality, this raises the bar in terms of creating a trusted trading network.
While there is no 100-percent guarantee against any disease, scientific evidence strongly suggests that a vegetarian diet rich in fruits and vegetables can be a powerful tool in preventing and surviving colon, breast, ovarian and some other forms of cancer.
Even if, as the police claim, there were safeguards in the 90-day legislation and if it's true that they have not yet made any errors in the present 14-day limit that is no guarantee against future failures or abuse.
There is a comprehensive range of corners, edges and joint trims to ensure a smart finished look and a 15-year guarantee against defects and discoloration.