come to (someone's) rescue

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come to (someone's) rescue

To help someone in trouble. The phrase can be used for both serious and trivial situations. Thank goodness the lifeguard came to my rescue; otherwise, I might have drowned! Thanks for the notes! You totally came to my rescue after I missed so many classes.
See also: come, rescue

come to (someone's or something's) rescue

to rescue or save someone or something. The paramedics came to our rescue at once. A big donor came to the college's rescue.
See also: come, rescue
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There's money to be made from coming to someone's rescue.
Lesley added: "It was fantastic to be able to help the gentleman, there's no other feeling like it, knowing that you've played a part in coming to someone's rescue.
On a more serious note there are scores of urban myths about medics being sued after coming to someone's rescue.