save the day

idiom

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

Examples of save the day in a Sentence

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“Save the day.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/save%20the%20day. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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