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save (one's) hide
To rescue someone from failure, danger, or disaster; to prevent something bad from happening to someone. Thanks for bringing me some extra cash—you really saved my hide, there! The company is in dire need of new investors to save their hide.
save somebody’s/your (own) ˈneck/ˈskin/ˈhide (informal) save somebody or yourself from a dangerous or unpleasant situation: Don’t rely on him for help, he’s only interested in saving his own skin. OPPOSITE: risk your neck
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For your back-up to fly into action and save your hide
it needs quality range time with you.
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, especially if you're a concealed carry practitioner.
Plan ahead for every situation; it just may save your hide
But someday a "that can't be right" revelation might save your hide
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