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save the day (or situation)

Definition of save the day or situation in English:

Find or provide a solution to a difficulty or disaster.
Example sentences
  • Foreign students did indeed save the situation; they provided 15 per cent of university revenues.
  • And if someday your organization is in the midst of an expensive dispute, and you provide the piece of electronic evidence that saves the day - well, that's priceless.
  • A strong president, a good president, would put his country before his pride and throw himself into saving the situation even if it meant admitting previous mistakes and ditching past policies and advisors.
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