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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

rescue someone or something from someone or something

to save or liberate someone or something from someone or something. I hoped that someone would come and rescue me from this boring person. Nothing can rescue us from the ravages of time.
See also: rescue
References in classic literature ?
These were the reflections which now troubled Crayford, and which presented him, after his rescue, in the strangely inappropriate character of a depressed and anxious man.
Billina having fluttered under the hammer, it now remained only to rescue the private who was riding upon the iron giant's arm, high in the air.
No sooner, however, had Jones quitted the landlord, than he flew to the rescue of his defeated companion, from whom he with much difficulty drew off the enraged chambermaid: but Partridge was not immediately sensible of his deliverance, for he still lay flat on the floor, guarding his face with his hands; nor did he cease roaring till Jones had forced him to look up, and to perceive that the battle was at an end.
Arshad Zia said that Rescue 1122 evacuated 103 people alive under the debris of three-storyed factory collapsed on November 4 (Wednesday) evening at 4:48 pm while 45 people were killed in this incident.
He said that Rescue 1122 evacuated 103 alive victims from the debris of three-storyed factory, which caved in on Wednesday evening at 4:48 pm, and swiftly shifted the injured persons to base hospitals including Sharif City Complex, Jinnah Hospital, General Hospital and Social Security Manga of Lahore.
According to press release, in the first phase four teams consisting of 260 rescue staff, 16 Rescue officers specialized trained in search and rescue, 32 Rapid Response and Rescue Vehicles have been constituted from emergency services academy Lahore, Rerscu 1122 Rawalpindi, Rescue 1122 Gujranwala and Rescue 1122 Lahore Headquarters.
The "top dog," a dachshund named Cora-Bella, won a $25,000 donation for Midwest Dachshund Rescue based in Highland, IN.
Lab Rescue is urging people to vote for its proposal in the Pepsi Refresh Contest every day in November.
Chief Treasury Secretary Danny Alexander said an additional pounds 200,000 will be given to mountain rescue teams across the UK.
The total cost was pounds 813,485 - the highest figure for all services in the UK who responded to a Freedom of Information request for rescue numbers and costs.
South Wales Fire and Rescue International Search and Rescue Team arrived yesterday morning along with their counterparts from other UK fire and rescue services.
Members of the service's rope rescue team and the Ogwen Mountain Rescue Team managed to lift two people out of the water and were working late last night to retrieve the other two canoeists.
Working with beach-based lifeguard towers, each Baywatch boat is equipped to fight fires, rescue watercraft and provide a range of medical care.
After a thorough review of the company's technology, Escape Rescue Systems was notified via formal letter that its external multi-cabin system satisfies the criteria set forth in Section 441(b) of the Safety Act and has been designated as a "Qualified Anti-Terrorism Technology.
For 21 years, Whale Rescue Team volunteers have relieved entangled or beached whales, dolphins, seals, sea lions and sea birds along the California coast.