res·cue1 /ˈreskjuː/ ●●○ S3 W3 verb [transitiveT] SAVE/RESCUEto save someone or something from a situation of danger or harm 营救，解救，救援 Survivors of the crash were rescued by helicopter.
rescue somebody/something from somebody/something She died trying to rescue her children from the blaze.
—rescuer noun [countableC]
THESAURUS rescue to remove someone from a dangerous, difficult, or unpleasant situation 〔从危险、困难或不愉快的境况中〕营救，解救 Firefighters worked for two hours to rescue people from the building.
Will you rescue me if I get stuck talking to Sam?
come to the rescue/somebody’s rescue to come and rescue or help someone 前来营救（某人） It was an embarrassing moment, but fortunately Paul came to the rescue.
nSeveral people saw I was in trouble, but no one came to my rescue.
save to prevent someone from being killed, harmed, or losing something, or to make it possible for something to continue 挽救〔某人免受杀害、伤害或损失〕；拯救〔某物使其继续〕 Wearing a seat belt can help save your life.
They saved the hospital from closure.
nIf you break down in the desert, there is no one there to save you.
pick somebody up to rescue someone from a dangerous place by taking them away in a boat or aircraft 〔用船或飞机〕将某人救出 A lifeboat picked them up two miles from the coast.
nThey spent the night near the top of the mountain, before being picked up by a helicopter.
bail somebody out to rescue a person, company etc from a difficult situation, by providing them with the money they need 〔提供资金〕使某人摆脱困境 A number of state-owned enterprises have been bailed out by the central bank.
nHe owed thousands of pounds and his mother had to bail him out.