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life saver

Someone or something that provides crucial help in a difficult situation. The term is almost always applied to situations that are not literally life-threatening. You're a real life-saver for coming over and fixing my flat tire. The knife I brought on the camping trip turned out to be a life saver when we realized we had forgotten a can opener.
See also: life
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The final touch is to either glue or Fun-Tac a life saver onto the bottom of the egg to support it.
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Nominations for the life saver award will still be accepted up to June 25 and forms can be obtained by calling 0870902 3333, or visiting the website www.vodaphone.co.uk/lifesavers
Many children have seen similar flashes when rubbing together pieces of hard candy or while watching an open-mouthed companion crunching a wintergreen Life Saver in the dark.
The person making a winning nomination and the life saver, or savers if it is a crew, they nominate will each receive a Vodafone live!
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