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heavily guarded

This page is about the collocation heavily guarded

collocation pattern: adverb + verb

Meaning

guarded by many people

For example

  • If the hostages are heavily guarded, rescuing them won't be easy.

  • Make sure the prisoners are very heavily guarded when they're being taken to court.

Quick Quiz

If you're "heavily guarded", you're being

a. guarded by heavy people

b. guarded by lots of people

c. heavily-armed by guards

Contributor: Matt Errey