stand sentry

idiom

Definition of stand sentry

: to act as a guard The company hired a policeman to stand sentry by the door.

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stand someone/something in good stead

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“Stand sentry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stand%20sentry. Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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