Definition of save one's/someone's ass
- She saved my ass when she spoke up and said I was not to blame.
: to deliver from sin
: to rescue or deliver from danger or harm
: to preserve or guard from injury, destruction, or loss
: a play that prevents an opponent from scoring or winning
: the action of a relief pitcher in baseball in successfully protecting a team's lead
: other than : but, except
: except for the fact that : only
: but, except
: some person : somebody
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