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Rule "Collocation: guard from/against"

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Description: Collocation: guard from/against
By default, this rule is not active in LanguageTool
Message: The usual collocation for "\1" is "against", not "\2". Did you mean \1 against?
Category: Collocations (ID: COLLOCATIONS)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • The dog guards from the thieves.
    Correction suggestion: guards against
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • It's said that, "the horse's hooves were muffled by the gods" to prevent guards from knowing of his departure.
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Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-05-27 22:33:07 +0200)