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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She is viewed as a figure on a white charger coming to rescue Geordies from the death-like grip of the evil baron Mike Ashley.
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.
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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.
He said military's coming to rescue a political situation had disgraced Pakistan in the whole world.
She just phoned up the ferry skipper, acted the damsel in distress and charmed him into coming to rescue her from a rocky outcrop in the north Atlantic.
I'd like to say thank you very much to the firefighters for coming to rescue me.
Earlier, speaking in Dubai, ahead of his return andA theA decision marking the end of long self-exile, Musharraf said it was imperative to save Pakistan, as "terrorists" were aiming to destroy it, adding that he was coming to rescue the country, (http://dawn.
He dashed across the 25 metres of open ground in full view of the enemy and grabbed one of the children from the outhouse as an interpreter yelled to the youngsters that he was coming to rescue them.
Ailish Symons is the high maintenance Laura who still dreams of a knight in shining armour coming to rescue her from her life while Irene Kelleher is 15-year-old single mum Maria in love with a cop.
Lukes called Hanover a "white knight" coming to rescue the CitySquare project.