English version

save somebody from themselves

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsave somebody from themselvessave somebody from themselvesHARM/BE BAD FOR#to prevent someone from doing something that they want to do but that you think is harmful save
Examples from the Corpus
save somebody from themselvesThere also was a subtle shift in defensive emphasis and a major one on offense that combined to save them from themselves.
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