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salvage (something) from (something or some place)

1. To recover, rescue, or save something from some danger, destruction, or difficulty or the outcome thereof. We managed to salvage the engine and rear wheels from the accident, but the rest of the car had to be sent to the junkyard. If we can salvage the flight recorder from the wreckage, we should be able to determine the cause of the accident. Some people are able to salvage their marriage from an affair, but it can be exceptionally difficult.
2. To manage to gain or maintain something from some failure or bad situation. It was a really painful breakup, but in time I was able to salvage some useful perspectives about myself from the relationship. I'll be lucky to even salvage my dignity from that disastrous meeting.
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salvage something from someone or something

to rescue or save something from someone or something. The baby got into the eggs, but I was able to salvage about six of them from him before they were broken all over the place. I salvaged a good pair of shoes from the trash.
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Thus, having found that abandonment did not exist, the court remanded the case for determination of Columbus-America's salvage award.
Edgardo Hernando, met with the MSDU-1 dive teams as well as engineering and salvage representatives from US Combined Task Force 73, who will be joining in a long-term engagement plan to facilitate combined operations in the future to refloat and salvage the vessel, the embassy said.
The alternative of salvage ADT (continuous or intermittent) also carries its own set of complications and negative impact on quality of life.
Industry specialists have estimated that less than 10 percent of commercial salvage finds its way to the open market.
Results: the salvage was marketed to a global base of metals buyers resulting in 756 bidders viewing the lot and 13 buyers submitting bids.
The salvage operation is estimated below Rs 250 crore.
Claims for pure maritime salvage are rare in contemporary times, due to the likely involvement of commercial parties and their preference for contract salvage.
Jiangsu Jiaolong Salvage's original equity-holders have agreed to give certain profit guarantees in favour of the Group and, in the meanwhile, the Group shall share 55% of the profits of Jiangsu Jiaolong Salvage up to 31 December 2014.
Among the notable salvage techniques to be demonstrated are operation of underwater remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) and side scan sonasrs launched from the USS Safeguard and demonstration of hot tap equipment - used for removing fuel from the tanks of sunken vessels.
Nearly two-thirds, 397 men, did not have salvage radiotherapy; 160 had salvage radiotherapy alone, while the remainder, 78 men, had salvage radiotherapy plus hormonal therapy.
By participating, auto salvage yard owners can receive free on-site and telephone consultation compliance assistance.
Claudia van Andel, a spokeswoman for Smit Salvage, said: "The team will first investigate how to approach this salvage project and after that a salvage plan will be made.
The following report will quantify all material salvaged as well as provide comparisons to estimated salvage potential.
It also said salvage logging can actually increase, rather than decrease, fire danger.
The most controversial post-disturbance restoration issues relate to salvage logging.