Grammar Patterns

V n from n

The 'protect' group

These verbs are concerned with protecting someone or something from danger or harm.
Germany's inter-city trains are sealed and pressurised like aircraft to insulate passengers from the changes in pressure outside.
Law is designed to protect society from abuses of power and guarantee citizens their rights and freedoms.
The house is screened from the road and from neighbours by mature hedging.
A temperature of at least 16 degrees C is needed and the plant must be shaded from direct sunshine.
  • cocoon
  • cushion
  • insulate
  • protect
  • safeguard
  • screen (usu passive)
  • shade
  • shield
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