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.
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When the situation spirals out of hand, Mr Brazendale comes to her rescue - prompting all manner of rumours.
Bryce Dallas Howard is a lost water nymph, and Paul Giamatti comes to her rescue, in ``Lady in the Water.
Another new note is the hint of romance in Brian's daydreams about a Cree girl; he comes to her rescue, and perhaps this relationship will continue in future volumes.
Thus Chicken Little becomes too tired to worry about the falling sky, the three little pigs become two, and a small girl with a red hood finds a woodsman comes to her rescue before going to bed.
Falling debris blocks her path, but Bay newcomer Gus comes to her rescue.
Flick finds herself in hot water when she shares her theories, but Nigel finally makes the right choice and comes to her rescue, in spite of his misgivings:
The Canadian UN ambassador comes to her rescue and he, too, becomes infatuated with her.
At last Herwig, accompanied by Gudrun's brother, comes to her rescue, and the lovers are happily married.
Suddenly the Doctor comes to her rescue, and Rose finds herself in a battle to stop an alien invasion of Earth.
The devil's toenail allows him to express his dark side, but when his bratty little sister slips over a cliff, Stevie comes to her rescue.
But when she is attacked by two men, Adam comes to her rescue and beats off the thugs.
When she suffers brain trauma as the result of an accident, Jonathan comes to her rescue, calling the ambulance, sitting by her side for five agonizing days as she lies unconscious.
Luckily for her, it happens near the home of fed-up housewife Victoria Abril, who comes to her rescue.