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take guard(For a new batsman, with help from the umpire) to mark a point on the popping crease in front of his wicket so that he knows where it is behind him; to guard.Rate it:

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itchy trigger fingerA tendency to act in haste or without consideration.Rate it:

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pull the triggerTo commit to a course of action.Rate it:

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pull the triggerTo fire a gun.Rate it:

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trigger-happyHaving a tendency or desire to shoot a firearm irresponsibly before adequately identifying the target.Rate it:

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trigger-happyInclined to behave recklessly, especially with machinery.Rate it:

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trigger-happyInclined to react excessively or violently at the slightest provocation.Rate it:

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watch overTo guard and protect.Rate it:

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bank upTo make a mound to guard against something.Rate it:

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caught with one's pants downCaught off guard, unprepared, or in an embarrassing situation.Rate it:

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chain reactionA nuclear reaction in which particles produced by the fission of one atom trigger fissions of other atoms.Rate it:

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cohors, quae in statione estthe cohort on guard-duty.Rate it:

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commoda alicuius tuerito look after, guard a person's interests, welfare.Rate it:

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commodis alicuius servireto look after, guard a person's interests, welfare.Rate it:

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dignitatem suam tueri, defendere, retinere, obtinereto guard, maintain one's dignity.Rate it:

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dirty copA police officer or prison guard who is corrupt or unethical.Rate it:

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double tapA tactical shooting technique of pulling the trigger of a weapon twice in quick succession to deliver two shots to the same target zone.Rate it:

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Go To Bat for SomeoneTo help, guard or protect someoneRate it:

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hired gunA person who is employed as an armed guard, enforcer, or mercenary and who is prepared to use gunplay or similar violent methods in order to assert the interests of his or her employer.Rate it:

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Hold the FortTo guard and look after something with care, be watchful of somethingRate it:

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keep watchTo guard; to watch over someone or something.Rate it:

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les soldats de la garde étaient tous triés sur le voletThe soldiers of the Guard were all picked men.Rate it:

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play the anglesIn a game which involves control of a moving object, such as a ball or puck, to allow for angular movements of the object caused by bounces, rebounds, ricochets, etc. or to carefully guard the corners of the goal, net, or other scoring target.Rate it:

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praesidio castris milites relinquereto leave troops to guard the camp.Rate it:

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put in motionto trigger movement, to get goingRate it:

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rationibus alicuius prospicere or consulere (opp. officere, obstare, adversari)to look after, guard a person's interests, welfare.Rate it:

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Russian rouletteA deadly game in which a person loads a single bullet in the cylinder of a revolver, spins the cylinder so that the location of the bullet is unknown, points the weapon at his/her head, and pulls the trigger. In its most lethal form, played by multiple participants each of whom takes a turn until the weapon discharges.Rate it:

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save vs.In certain games, to successfully guard against a particular dangerRate it:

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set in motionto trigger movement, to get goingRate it:

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sneak pastTo get through or successfully go around an inspection, guard or bureaucratic hurdle.Rate it:

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un vieux de la vieilleA veteran of the old Imperial Guard; One of the old brigade.Rate it:

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vigilias agere in castris (Verr. 4. 43)to mount guard in the camp.Rate it:

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麻痺to relax one's guard; to slacken one's alertness; to no longer be vigilantRate it:

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麻痺to benumb; to lower the vigilance of; to make relax their guardRate it:

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