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Meaning of “save sb's bacon/neck” in the English Dictionary

"save sb's bacon/neck" in British English

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save sb's bacon/neck

informal to ​help someone ​avoid getting into ​trouble
(Definition of save sb's bacon/neck from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “save sb's bacon/neck”
in Chinese (Simplified) 帮助(某人)避开麻烦…
in Chinese (Traditional) 幫助(某人)避開麻煩…
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