rescueverb [T]uk us /ˈres.kjuː/
- The management are putting together a plan to rescue the company.
- They shouted for help, but nobody came to rescue them.
- Six people were rescued by helicopter from a fishing boat in distress off the Cornish coast.
- She showed enormous courage when she rescued him from the fire.
- A goal just before half-time rescued the match from mediocrity.
rescuenoun [C or U]uk us /ˈres.kjuː/
- They were decorated for their part in the rescue.
- We watched scenes of the dramatic rescue on the news.
- Weather conditions have moderated, making a rescue attempt possible.
- The central bank has pulled off one of the biggest financial rescues of recent years.
- One man sustained severe burns during the rescue.