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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #119786: Vocabulary: protection and defence.
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    Vocabulary: protection and defence.


    Security is both an individual  and a collective concern. We must see to our own security. We're given orders, and advice by signs, slogans; we're given instructions too. Then we'll have to pass the essential measures down to our children, keeping up with their evolution which are allowed by technological development.




     Safety  = security 
     To be safe   protective clothes
     Safety measures                  = security measures               
     It's quite safe  = it's perfectly safe 




     To protect sb from                    To exercise caution                 
     Protection  Caution 
     Prudent / cautious  Cautiously/ prudently  


                                        A pepper spray                                                     Team work => "United We Stand"


     To defend somebody/ from/ against stg   defence= BE 
     self defence (BE) / defense (AE)  under guard 
     to watch somebody/ something to be on one's guard                    
     To watch out for/ to be on the alert  to check on sb
     a pepper spray                       to douse with 
     a taser/ a stun gun/ electroshock devices                          a safety alarm                                  





     a reinforced door

     an armoured door

     to see to it that

     to make sure that 

     to take precautions against      a watchman 
     a security guard  a bodyguard
     a vigilante group  a safety device 
     a lock to lock something up                         
     under lock and key  a bolt 
     a safety device  a safe 
     to check on something    the emergency exit 
     a fire door  a smoke detector 
     protective clothing  a fire escape 
     the emergency exit 

     a bullet proof vest

     an alarm bell/ signal  a fire alarm 
     to set off the burglar alarm to sound the alert 
     to give/ sound / raise/  the alarm/                a false alarm 


              Under lock and key                                             A fire proof door                                                            A safe


    Our security is important. The security of the members of our family, of our loved ones, of the people we know, or those who are unknown to us too; let's show our civic Spirit to ensure everyone's well-being. 

    I have tried not to mistreat   you too much with the following test... Please, excuse me if you feel I went too far, or did too hard!    I give you THE FORCE.



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