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

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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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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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References in classic literature ?
This time we were not so lucky as to find a sheltering rock to guard us from the glare of the sun, with the result that about seven o'clock we woke up experiencing the exact sensations one would attribute to a beefsteak on a gridiron.
Yet, as the Romans asked centuries ago, who will guard us from the guardians?