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to comply with / to abide by / to respect (an agreement)
to guard / to protect
to defend / to protect (against)
conservative / to guard / to keep
to keep watch / on guard
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to guard / to defend / to keep watch / to abide by the law / to observe (rules or ritual) / nearby / adjoining
to hold fast to / to stick to
rules / regulations
to abide by the law
to guard / to defend
to keep promises
conservation (e.g. of energy, momentum or heat in physics) / to remain constant (of a number)
to strictly maintain
to scrupulously abide by
to wait for / to expect / to keep watch / to watch over / to nurse
"left-behind children", rural children whose parents have to make a living as migrant workers in distant urban areas, but cannot afford to keep the family with them
personal integrity
protector God / patron saint
duty / responsibility / post
conservation law (physics)
to hold on to / to defend / to keep / to guard
to keep an appointment / to keep one's word
to abide by / to keep (promises etc)
to stay behind to take care of things
to keep goal / on duty as gatekeeper
to be on all-night duty / to be on night watch / to keep a vigil
to neglect one's duty / dereliction of duty / malpractice
(of troops stationed in a strategic area) to defend / (fig.) to stand guard / to protect
defender / a guard
(military) (of a city etc) to fall into enemy hands / (fig.) to take a turn for the worse
to keep watch and defend one another (idiom, from Mencius); to join forces to defend against external aggressors / mutual help and protection
(man a post and) defend
lit. to guard a tree-stump, waiting for rabbits (idiom) / to wait idly for opportunities / to trust to chance rather than show initiative
duty to defend the country (idiom)
conservation of energy (physics)
to behave oneself / to abide by the rules
to garrison / to stand guard / on garrison duty
easily guarded, hard to attack
governor of a province
close the country to international intercourse
to guard one's territory / to protect the country
to guard
to stay together / to rely on one another
to keep one's word / trustworthy
to guard / to watch over
to live as widow / to observe widowhood
to abscond / to be absent without leave
hidebound by convention (idiom)
to be content with one's lot (idiom) / to know one's place
to see in the New Year / to stay up all night on lunar New Year's Eve
to adhere strictly (to the rules)
to guard / to hold a fortified position / entrenched
to retreat and defend / to withdraw and maintain one's guard
to be preoccupied (idiom) / to be inattentive / to be frightened out of one's mind
miser / scrooge
to stay home alone (of married woman)
lit. to guard one's mouth like a closed bottle (idiom); tight-lipped / reticent / not breathing a word
(of a married woman) to stay home alone
to observe mourning for one's parents
to embezzle
gecko / house lizard
to preserve one's heritage / to defend the accomplishments of previous generations / to carry on the good work / to keep one's business going
conservative faction
to keep watch beside a coffin
to stand a siege / trapped in a besieged city
to hold a pass / to guard (a strategic location)
senior provincial official in imperial China
faithful (to the memory of betrothed) / constant (of widow who remains unmarried)
(of a security guard etc) to be on duty, keeping an eye on things / to keep watch
to defend one's property to the death / to cling obstinately to old habits / die-hard
defensive position / guard
conservative political parties
to keep oneself pure / to preserve one's integrity / to remain chaste
to guard
to defend
to strongly defend one's position / to be entrenched / to cling to
to carry out official duties and observe the law
to give up defending / to yield / to surrender
to observe mourning for one's parents
to observe one's duty steadfastly / devoted to one's job
to preserve the accomplishments of previous generations / to carry on the good work of one's predecessors
to hang around keeping a watch out for sth
conservative / reactionary
to maintain / to adhere to / to observe (an injunction etc)
to keep watch beside a coffin / to observe a period of mourning
abstracted / drifting off / restless
to have custody of
total football (soccer)
to fast
enemy defense / enemy garrison
to comply faithfully / sincerely abiding by
to stay at home while one's husband is away / grass widow
to remain honest and poor
to stay up through the night (idiom)
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