Translation of rescue in Spanish:
- uncountable and countable to come/go to the/somebody's rescuethey went to his rescueif you hadn't come to my rescue, I'd have been stuck with him all nightacudieron a socorrerlo [literary]fueron or [literary] acudieron en su auxilioMum came to the rescue and paid my phone billsi no hubieras venido a socorrerme or en mi auxilio no me lo habría podido sacar de encima en toda la nocheto the rescue!Mama me salvó al pagar la cuenta del teléfono¡al rescate!(before noun) (services/team)rescue attemptde rescate or salvamentorescue work was hampered by the weatherintento (masculine) de rescateel tiempo entorpeció la operación or las labores de rescate or de salvamentoExample sentences
- In an amazing stroke of luck for the sick patient, all three people who came to his rescue were health workers.
- Two men passing by dramatically came to their rescue and managed to reach them using the branches from nearby trees.
- A TEENAGER'S boyfriend came to her rescue when she was dragged to the ground by another youngster on Thursday.
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