save someone's hide

idiom

: to keep someone from being harmed
He doesn't care what happens to us. All he's worried about is saving his own hide.

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“Save someone's hide.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/save%20someone%27s%20hide. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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