Meaning of RESCUE in English
transcription, транскрипция: [ reskju: ]
( rescues, rescuing, rescued)
Frequency: The word is one of the 3000 most common words in English.
If you rescue someone, you get them out of a dangerous or unpleasant situation.
Helicopters rescued nearly 20 people from the roof of the burning building...
VERB : V n
It took rescuers 90 minutes to reach the trapped men.
Rescue is help which gets someone out of a dangerous or unpleasant situation.
A big rescue operation has been launched for a trawler missing in the English Channel.
N-UNCOUNT : oft N n
A rescue is an attempt to save someone from a dangerous or unpleasant situation.
A major air-sea rescue is under way...
If you go to someone’s rescue or come to their rescue , you help them when they are in danger or difficulty.
The 23-year-old’s screams alerted a passerby who went to her rescue...
PHRASE : V inflects
Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне. 2006