come to (one's) rescue

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come to (one'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, to
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, to
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Some of the faithful who spoke to NAN, said the idea came handy as the intense heat left them almost dehydrated at the point of breaking of fast, hence the ORS had been coming to their rescue.
However, the 1A leaders had goalkeeper Michael McKenna to thank for coming to their rescue in the opening 15 minutes of the tie, but a Peter Telford goal on the stroke of half-time put them in the driving seat.
London, May 5 ( ANI ): NASA has produced a video clip on the occasion of the annual Star Wars day, which stars the iconic R2-D2 coming to their rescue.
But Everton, who themselves had been in need of a win to steer clear of relegation trouble, will thank goalkeeper Paul Gerrard for coming to their rescue.