come to (one's) aid

come to (one's) aid

To provide assistance, support, or rescue to one. Thank goodness the Coast Guard came to my aid, or I might have drowned out there. We were in serious financial trouble until Susan's mother came to our aid and helped us with some of our debt.
See also: aid, come, to
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