save the day

Definition of save the day

:to make a bad situation end successfully
  • Just when things looked hopeless, my brother came along and saved the day.

Word by Word Definitions

save play
  1. : to deliver from sin

  2. : to rescue or deliver from danger or harm

  3. : to preserve or guard from injury, destruction, or loss

  1. : a play that prevents an opponent from scoring or winning

  2. : the action of a relief pitcher in baseball in successfully protecting a team's lead

  1. : other than : but, except

  1. : except for the fact that : only

  2. : but, except

day play
  1. : the time of light between one night and the next

  2. : daylight

  3. : daytime


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