drop guard

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drop your guard

also lower your guard
to stop being careful about sharing your ideas or feelings Once he knew I wasn't a journalist, he dropped his guard and even let me take a photograph of him.
See also: drop, guard

drop/lower your guard

to stop being careful to avoid danger or difficulty Once he knew I wasn't a journalist, he dropped his guard and even let me take a photograph of him.
See also: drop, guard
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Louis at four in the afternoon, and she stood on the lower guard abaft the paddle box and watched Tom through a blur of tears until he melted into the throng of people and disappeared; then she looked no more, but sat there on a coil of cable crying till far into the night.
JAPAN MUSTN'T LOWER GUARD ON YEN RISE (The Daily Yomiuri as translated from The Yomiuri Shimbun's editorial published Nov.
The central test plate is enclosed with protective ring and lower guard so that the test can be performed without lateral heat loss.
He added that "there was no connect between the lower guard rail and the ply packing pieces" supporting it, meaning the "only restraint offered to the base was friction" and "the failure of the supporting scaffold guard rail was foreseeable", he said.
An anti-snag lower guard enables the saw to progress smoothly, even through thinner materials where other guard styles tend to bind.
Tenders are invited for Bolt Hex Head 3/8 - 16 X 7/8 Upper Guard To Lower Guard Mounting To Emd Part No 180121.
We're excited to showcase the tool's new HydroLock System(TM), which features an innovative upper and lower guard design that keeps water contained near the blade.
Hazard: The lower guard can break and contact the blade during use, posing a laceration hazard to users.
Additional features include a professional 20 Amp AC-DC switch, patented anti-snag lower guard, rear view depth adjustment, stamped steel foot plate, spindle lock and eight foot cord.
Hazard: The lower guard on these saws could stick in the open position, posing a risk of severe lacerations to consumers.
Making the safest cut -- Check the lower guard to make sure it operates smoothly and closes crisply every time to protect you from the spinning saw blade.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received three reports of malfunctioning lower guards, including one amputation.
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