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guard (someone or something) from (someone or something)

To protect or shield someone or something from someone or something that is dangerous, troublesome, or bad. We're building a fence to try to guard our vegetable garden from hungry animals. Cameron tries to guard his scrawny little brother from the school bully as much as he can.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

guard someone or something from someone or something

to protect someone or something from someone or something. The assistant manager will guard your valuables from thieves. She guarded the kitten from the angry dog.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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