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The club will hire extra bodyguards after the terror attacks. The Sun (2015)Visitors are required to pass through metal detectors and are escorted by bodyguards to meeting rooms. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They arrived on the island last week with an armed bodyguard. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The most harmful documents were payments to his former bodyguard. THE LOST KING OF FRANCE: Revolution, Revenge and the Search for Louis XVII (2002)She is so precious that she has an armed bodyguard at all times. The Sun (2008)What would have been the position of an armed bodyguard who might be obliged to open fire on alien soil? The Bullet Catchers (1989)Many had hired their own bodyguards. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He's now got a friend who is a bodyguard to protect him. The Sun (2013)Does she love her boyfriend, the former bodyguard? Times, Sunday Times (2013)She has hired bodyguards from a well-known security firm. The Sun (2012)Fans were so angry that the team's owner hired bodyguards. Times, Sunday Times (2011)She is being protected by bodyguards, according to a family source who yesterday confirmed agents were on the case. The Sun (2015)I'm part of his personal bodyguard. Christianity Today (2000)Because of past threats, the flat was protected by ten bodyguards, who remained outside. Times, Sunday Times (2015)No staff, no bodyguard, no personal assistant. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Above all, lots of protection, such as having a personal posse of bodyguards. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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Translations for 'bodyguard'
British English: bodyguard /ˈbɒdɪˌɡɑːd/ NOUN
Someone's bodyguard is the person or group of people employed to protect them.
Three of his bodyguards were injured in the attack.
- American English: bodyguard
- Arabic: حارِس شَخْصِيّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: guarda-costa
- Chinese: 保镖
- Croatian: tjelohranitelj
- Czech: tělesná stráž
- Danish: bodyguard
- Dutch: bodyguard
- European Spanish: guardaespaldas
- Finnish: henkivartija
- French: garde du corps
- German: Leibwächter
- Greek: σωματοφύλακας
- Italian: guardia del corpo
- Japanese: ボディーガード
- Korean: 경호원
- Norwegian: livvakt
- Polish: ochroniarz
- European Portuguese: guarda-costas
- Romanian: bodyguard
- Russian: телохранитель
- Spanish: guardaespaldas
- Swedish: livvakt
- Thai: คนคุ้มกัน
- Turkish: özel koruma
- Ukrainian: охоронець
- Vietnamese: vệ sĩ
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