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you saved the day

You fixed a problem or addressed an issue that would have negatively impacted something else. Thank you so much for picking up the cake on your way to the party—you saved the day!
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She saved the day and we've booked her again for February, when she'll tell us about her work as a volunteer and fosterer with Cats Protection.
But timber importers and saw-millers, MH Southern Holdings Limited, saved the day with a buyout from administrators Begbies Traynor.
IT WAS THAT CHARGE THAT SAVED THE DAY, AND PERHAPS THE ENTIRE WAR, FOR THE UNION ARMY.
And the icing on the cake was "Forget [Media] Lists, Find Influencers." Just when I thought Making News was another misguided musing on the sorry state of the news business, Henderson's experience and smarts saved the day, and this book.
FIREMEN saved the day for a bride by rescuing her wedding flowers from a blazing shopping centre.
Yesterday, after her father saved the day in his Honda Civic, the new Mrs Morrison was asking why Gateshead car hire firm Galaxy Chauffeured Limousines did not "have the decency" to call her by phone.
'You saved the day because now I sleep well, the music is not loud and those people (found later to be on drugs) now know that they cannot behave in that way,' she said.
'But Jackie chose to wear her 'interesting' top and everyone went overboard on that so that saved the day for us.' #Hogmanay Live: STV at 11pm.
A lot can be said for public spending restraint, but soybeans arguably saved the day. It's pulling Argentina out of the mud, too.
Sunday saved the day for an interfaith Palm Sunday procession in the South Bronx this year when the organizers of the recreation of Jesus' triumphal ride into Jerusalem found themselves plum out of a donkey.
The Daily News of McKeesport, Pa., noted of Paige's exploits that "one man, alone on a blood-stained field, saved the day on Guadalcanal."