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.
See also: come, rescue
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I managed to get out via a very small top opening window into the rear garden and met them coming to our rescue in the rear entry in the pitch dark.
Here is another case of tradition coming to our rescue. When spiritual darkness surrounds us and and we lose the ability to pray or even believe, rather than running away, advises Father Robinson we should ask the Father that this cup may be taken away; nevertheless, "not as we will, but as He wills," and then, as we learn to accept what we cannot change or understand, "God's life begins to grow in us."