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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As the federal government did not fulfill its responsibility of coming to rescue of Pakistani doctors, the government of Punjab has to take the lead in addressing their grievances.
Professional rescuers who were coming to rescue him like Dr Gikonyo were misdirected to go to Thika Hospital instead of the scene.
"I am thankful to the entire team of Narayana Health City for coming to rescue my life," added Nagesh.
Someone then touched me and called my name and the person told me not to worry that they were coming to rescue me.
The hero firefighters who saved a family trapped in a fourth-floor bedroom during the Cameron House Hotel blaze have revealed how they told a toddler that Fireman Sam was coming to rescue to him.
A car coming to rescue Davis killed the third man in a hit-and-run while speeding on the wrong side of the road.
An intended message can be concluded that these people, the locals, are not aware the Marines are coming to rescue them from the evil militias of Aidid.
Furthermore, the SEC had said there were no indications that fresh capital was coming to rescue the Uniwide group.
It will feature foreign mercenaries coming to rescue a foreigner who has disappeared in Wakaliwood.
The post No one is coming to rescue Islamic State's capital appeared first on Cyprus Mail .
The last time foliage was seen this thick and unwelcoming, it was putting off princes from coming to rescue Sleeping Beauty.
SCCI President Fazal Jillani also expressed gratitude to the Commerce Minister for coming to rescue the exporters with assurance that by next month all outstanding sales tax refund dues would be cleared, and thereafter, the government would introduce zerorating for all categories of exports.