stand guard/watch

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Definition of stand guard/watch

: to stand in a position and guard or watch someone or something in order to look for possible danger, threats, etc. A soldier stood guard by the door.

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“Stand guard/watch.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stand%20guard. Accessed 21 November 2019.

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