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
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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She was grateful to Philip for coming to her rescue, and when she remembered how honestly he had loved her and how badly she had treated him, she felt a pang of remorse.
After the awful time she had in court, I am glad Simon Cowell is coming to her rescue and offering her a role on the X Factor.
IN response to 'New Hope for Shereen' (GDN, July 11), it is great to see the Premier's Court coming to her rescue.
In order to thank Brandon for coming to her rescue, she nurses him back to health and they enjoy each other's company.
Dressed in an approximation of a Playboy bunny costume, Reine is about to do a trick when Rene imagines coming to her rescue. In the cut back to colour, Rene and Reine are running down a real staircase on their way to the restaurant where she enjoys working because she's the focal point of endless male attention.