save the day
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Prevent a misfortune, as in They had forgotten the knife to cut the wedding cake, but Elizabeth arrived with one and saved the day.
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save for a rainy day, saveloy, save one's bacon, save one's breath, Savery, save the day, save up, Savigny, savin, saving, saving grace
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