into the breach

idiom

Definition of into the breach

used with step/leap/jump (etc.) to indicate providing help that is badly needed, such as by doing a job when there is no one else available to do itHe stepped into the breach when the company needed new leadership.

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“Into the breach.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/into%20the%20breach. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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