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.
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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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Peter makes for an amusing Jack, whose trip up the beanstalk is curtailed by a giant Chris before Quagmire inadvertently saves the day; Stewie's Red runs into trouble, but is left pondering who the real victim was when a psychotic woodsman comes to his rescue; and Lois meets her Prince Charming as she takes the role of Cinders.
When a little robin falls out of his tree while learning to fly, Bear comes to his rescue. This sparks the beginning of a wonderful ursine-avian friendship; although Bird has to migrate south each year, he always comes back as soon as he can to see his cherished from Bear again.
Footage of the incident shows the player writhing on the ground in absurdly theatrical agony, while his doting mum comes to his rescue.
On the indie front, standout titles include two emotionally strong South African movies: Avie Luthra's "Lucky," about an orphan with AIDS and an Indian woman who comes to his rescue, and Sara Blecher's "Otelo Burning," about three township boys who discover the joy of surfing.
But his first love, shapely Clarita, comes to his rescue, showing him the local moves, which he quickly perfects.