2 noun
rescue2 [uncountable and countable]
1 when someone or something is rescued from danger:
a daring rescue at sea
rescue of
Storms delayed the rescue of the crash victims.
Rescue workers arrived at the scene two hours later.
rescue mission/operation
The rescue operation proved successful.

come to the/somebody's rescue

a) to save someone who is in a dangerous situation:
A lifeboat came to the yachtsman's rescue.
b) to help someone who is having problems or difficulties:
Carol's brother came to the rescue and sent her $1000.

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