save someone's life


: to stop (someone) from dying or being killed : to rescue (someone) who is in terrible danger
She thanked the firefighters who saved her life.
informal : to help (someone) in an important way
often used to thank someone for his or her help
Thanks for covering for me. You really saved my life.

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“Save someone's life.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Apr. 2023.

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