come to someone's rescue
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- (idiomatic) To rescue (or save) someone from further harm
2010 December 29, Chris Whyatt, “Chelsea 1 - 0 Bolton”, in BBC:
- With the hosts not able to find their passes - everything that went forward was too heavy or too short - Terry once again had to come to his side's rescue after Davies had brilliantly nodded into the path of Elmander, who followed up swiftly with a deflected shot.