Definition of to save someone's lifeinformal
- I can't figure this puzzle out to save my life.
- She can't sing to save her life.
: 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
: the quality that distinguishes a vital and functional being from a dead body
: a principle or force that is considered to underlie the distinctive quality of animate beings
: an organismic state characterized by capacity for metabolism (see metabolism 1), growth, reaction to stimuli, and reproduction
: of or relating to animate being
: using a living model
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