send troops to stand guard
guard a city gate
divide up one's forces for defence
guard the island
The bridge is guarded by soldiers.
guard the pass
The major set a brigade to guard the pass.
Soldiers were guarding the approaches to the city.
- Note"把守" is different from "看守". As a verb, "把守" means guarding, so as not to be occupied by the opponent, and the objects are mainly positions, passes, etc.; "看守" means management, so as not to be damaged or destroyed.