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1centinela masculinebefore noun to be on sentry duty — estar de guardia
- We passed another guard post, the sentries there expecting us.
- He looked to the sentries guarding his tent and smiled a little wider.
- First, a sentry need no longer be a soldier standing at the entrance to a camp with a pike, or a rifle.
- In 1925, sentries patrolling this border fired on one another and a Greek soldier was killed.
- There should have been a sentry, a guard, or even a sign of some enclave or camp.
- I should have noticed that there had been no one around the lit fire, or there were no sentries or patrols whatsoever.
- Set up sentries and scouts to make sure all of the enemies are out of the area.
- By acting as sentries, patrolling the countryside etc. they relieved the army to do other work.
- After only a few steps she saw a sentry, standing not too far away, with his back to her.
- You will reside in a secret place guarded by armed sentries.
- The complex sleeps at night, except for a handful of sentries and guards.
- Outside of the villa, the sentries standing at the walls had seen the coming army.
- Having seen no sentries or patrols of any kind, Maddock heaved the door to the tunnel open and they all headed in.
- Yet, there appeared to be a crowd forming around the sentry on guard there.
- There wasn't a single sentry, and the armies stood like an immense black sea about the castle.
- A lone sentry now stands guard, posted by the Northern Alliance.
- The sentries were on duty but no one came through the gate.
- The enemy sentries and war machines were now aware of where he was.
- We put one man on top of the Antelope House to act as a sentry as the others patrolled the grounds the next night.
- Rustling grass told him that a sentry was standing not five meters away.
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