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
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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.
See also: come, rescue
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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There's money to be made from coming to someone's rescue. A colleague has too much for one person to handle.
Lesley added: "It was fantastic to be able to help the gentleman, there's no other feeling like it, knowing that you've played a part in coming to someone's rescue. He told us it was his 60th Birthday - I'm sure he won't forget it."
On a more serious note there are scores of urban myths about medics being sued after coming to someone's rescue.