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An example use of guard in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… good for any audiobook you guard --less …”
Guard is a person who is employed to protect or watch over something.
the word guard occurs in english on average 26 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.
it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that guard can be often used in the following areas:
1) business and work;
2) people, society, and culture;
3) transport and travel;