Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: guarding
IPA transcription: [ɡ'ɑɹdɪŋ]
Usage examples
  • Is not the noble youth very like a well-bred dog in respect of guarding and watching?
  • Then it will be our duty to select, if we can, natures which are fitted for the task of guarding the city?
  • The only power conferred is the power coupled with the duty of guarding and protecting the owner in his rights.
  • "It seems as though I can see him guarding his flocks," said Solomon, as Levi stopped talking to rest for a moment.
  • You will not, I am sure, forget that the dream is charged with the harmless, indeed the useful function of guarding sleep from disturbance.
  • "True, General," replied Calhoun, "but if Morgan can keep thousands of the enemy in the rear guarding their communications, the great armies of the North will be depleted by that number."
  • Having been watching the camp during the night and finding the white men fully on the alert and carefully guarding against any surprise, they had quietly waited until suspicion of their proximity had been entirely laid aside.
  • Roger and his good dog Cap were both friends of Florence's, and she was used to seeing them on the downs, the sheep in a more or less orderly compact flock, Cap guarding them and driving back any stragglers who went nibbling off toward the cliff edge.
  • While the soldiers under General Funston took military charge of the city, squads of cavalry and troops of infantry patrolling the streets and guarding the sections that had not yet been touched by the flames, Mayor Schmitz and Chief of Police Dinan sprang into the breach and prepared to make a desperate charge against the platoons of the fire. This was not all that was needed to be done.