let down (one's) guard

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let down (one's) guard

To become less guarded or vigilant; to stop being cautious about potential trouble or danger. We'll wait long enough for them to let down their guard before we launch our invasion. There will always be people in this business looking to exploit you, so you can never let down your guard.
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And when Catcher reunites her with Elias and her long-lost sister, Gabry, Annah must let down her guard if any of them are to survive.
com)-- Throughout the almost 30 years that Geo & Associates has been in operation, Lacy has never let down her guard in creating some of the most successful ad campaigns to date and producing results for many successful companies.
At the same time, it explores the uncharted territory of young love, as the emotionally closed off Ronnie begins to let down her guard with a local boy, Will (Liam Hemsworth).
Sienna, 24, let down her guard during an interview with a glossy American magazine.
Sophie has enormous self-control and is unlikely to let down her guard in public.
Neither is willing to let down her guard before the other and this could go on indefinitely.