Meaning of RESCUE in English

RESCUE

I. verb

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a rescue attempt

Two firefighters were hurt in the rescue attempt.

a rescue plan (= a plan for saving a company, economy etc )

Which rescue plan offers the company the best prospects of survival?

a rescue team

He was in the water for two hours before a rescue team arrived.

a research/rescue/health etc worker

Rescue workers searched the rubble all night looking for survivors.

mountain rescue (= people who help people who are in difficulty on a mountain )

Mountain rescue teams were called out to search for the missing climbers.

rescue sb/sth from obscurity (= to stop someone or something from being forgotten )

He was rescued from obscurity by Alder's brilliant biography in 1985.

rescue/diplomatic/fact-finding etc mission

a group of US congressmen on a fact-finding mission to Northern Ireland

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ NOUN

attempt

General Lekhanya said he shot the man in an attempt to rescue a woman in distress.

Carter also gave a go-ahead for a military attempt to rescue the hostages.

But increasingly Waite had become involved in his attempts to rescue hostages held in the Middle East.

This study is not an attempt to rescue from oblivion a poet whom critical attention has neglected.

The father continued the suicide attempt but he was rescued by police.

The Falangists had made a number of attempts to rescue Primo de Rivera from prison, all of which had failed.

The first attempt to rescue Nature's diversity began in 1828.

child

She and her husband rescued their three children from their blazing home with seconds to spare early yesterday.

He tried to rescue the other five children , but the flames forced him back.

They later stormed the house and rescued the child - but missed their prey.

It is her aim to rescue children from the bleak existences of orphanages and hospitals.

But Zeus rescued her unborn child , sewed it up in his own thigh, and brought it forth afterwards.

economy

It is likely to be the last chance to rescue the economy from chaos.

friend

He lay on the track for five minutes before being rescued by two friends who were also out riding.

girl

Hercules agreed to rescue the girl if her father would give him the horses Zeus had given his grandfather.

hostage

But increasingly Waite had become involved in his attempts to rescue hostages held in the Middle East.

Carter also gave a go-ahead for a military attempt to rescue the hostages .

President Carter displayed considerable restraint in the crisis until an attempt was made in April 1980 to rescue the hostages by force.

Carter ordered the Pentagon to prepare a contingency plan for military action to rescue the hostages .

man

They rescued the man who later died.

In Antrim police had to rescue a man from a hostile crowd when he was pulled from his car.

In eight or nine rounds the referee should be stepping in to rescue the younger man , unless he is knocked out.

A doctor attempted to rescue the men and was killed by the fumes.

mission

Their mission is to rescue friendly foreigners from unfriendly territory.

woman

General Lekhanya said he shot the man in an attempt to rescue a woman in distress.

It was a deliberate lie on the part of regulationists to accuse repealers of having no desire to rescue women from prostitution.

I once had a thank you for rescuing a woman who had a baby in Woodstock.

Their task was to rescue a seriously injured woman who'd fallen several hundred feet in difficult weather conditions.

The plan had been to locate and rescue a seriously injured woman .

She'd rescued this woman - his aunt presumably - from her crashed car, and gone for help.

Jeanne requested an armed raid on the building to rescue the woman , but the group leader wouldn't hear of it.

worker

He stepped into it and was dragged away by two rescue workers whose ankles were barely covered by the water.

As darkness fell, rescue workers with flashlights began recovering and identifying bodies.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

Firefighters worked for two hours to rescue people who were trapped in the bus.

She was rescued from her underpaid factory job by a movie director searching for new talent.

We were rescued from the sinking ship by a passing fishing boat.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

And how do we rescue particular places, or should we leave them to decay?

Carter also gave a go-ahead for a military attempt to rescue the hostages.

Increased rates of operative delivery are not necessarily bad if genuinely compromised babies are rescued from death and damage.

Smiling feebly, Mundin stood silent just when I needed him to bring in the cavalry and rescue my besieged story.

Time for college basketball to rescue us.

Twenty one pensioners had to be rescued by boat from their sheltered accommodation.

II. noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ NOUN

animal

Read in studio An animal rescue centre that cares for sick and injured wildlife may have to close because of the recession.

On site there's an environmental museum and an animal rescue centre.

attempt

One fireman was severely burned in a rescue attempt .

But many seals and otters are now dying on inaccessible rocks and today's high winds are preventing any rescue attempt .

boat

A crash attracted the attention of the rescue boats , and the cameras.

Try to sail in a location offering safety cover - a rescue boat to pick you up if you get into trouble.

Then it seems the rescue boat itself crashed, throwing Mr Hill into the water for a second time.

centre

Read in studio An animal rescue centre that cares for sick and injured wildlife may have to close because of the recession.

On site there's an environmental museum and an animal rescue centre .

Sanctuary appeal: Scarborough wildlife leader Jim Ward has launched an appeal to create a rescue centre .

Read in studio A wildlife rescue centre has cancelled an invitation to Princess Michael of Kent because she hunts.

effort

Initial rescue efforts were hampered by a lack of heavy equipment and by landslides triggered by the initial earthquake.

He was found after a six-hour rescue effort .

A LOW-FLYING duck was fatally injured in Darlington yesterday despite the rescue efforts of shopworkers.

Y., resident still limps from a bullet wound suffered days after his rescue effort .

It is covered with enlarged images of the explosion, the rescue efforts and the implosion.

I reported the drop to Warton and asked what was happening with the rescue efforts .

Search and rescue efforts were hampered Friday by rain and heavy seas.

helicopter

Highlight of the day was a 20 minute flight in one of the rescue helicopters .

He was struck there for four hours with Park Service rescue helicopters buzzing around, throwing him ropes.

A rescue helicopter was scrambled after his empty dinghy was spotted floating out to sea.

The rescue helicopter strewed thousands of blossoms on the waters of the Bay.

mission

They had already tried to get him to mount a rescue mission using his ship.

No staggering lines formed at rescue missions .

A desperate rescue mission was launched.

He hit upon a rescue mission for himself: freedom bonds.

But social service officials have warned that even if this latest rescue mission is successful the children could face long-term emotional problems.

Intermittent radio failure on board the boat also hampered the rescue mission .

He believes rescue missions should be carefully planned but do serve a purpose.

mortgage

His only chance of avoiding a council bed and breakfast hostel is a mortgage rescue scheme.

mountain

We scrambled out of our tents shouting excitedly, straight into the pools of torchlight coming from the mountain rescue team.

This is a theme echoed by John Allen, leader of the Cairngorms mountain rescue team.

More than 100 rescuers including doctors, mountain rescue teams and other skiers, clawed at the snow.

This body acts as a guide to all mountain rescue teams.

Four-year-old Oscar went racing into the darkness as his owners helped make hot drinks for mountain rescue teams.

I was told that in Britain the weather has to be really dire before a mountain rescue search is called off.

I've been involved in the mountain rescue world for 14 years.

operation

Divers alert: A major rescue operation was launched yesterday after two divers were reported missing off Redcar.

After searching two days for the body, authorities called off the rescue operation .

He merely flew into the airport, where the military rescue operation was being organized.

Indeed, the entire rescue operation seems to have proceeded at a glacial pace.

Fortunately a small group of folk banded together determined to save the bird and the rescue operation began.

This was the command center for the dangerous rescue operation of ValuJet Flight 592.

This rescue operation proved reasonably successful, as shown by Table 11.4.

Some sites are so important that it may be necessary for a rescue operation on an international scale.

package

Earlier, Kok said he wanted Daimler-Benz to contribute more to a rescue package for the aircraft maker.

He is set to front a new rescue package , with a mystery backer ready to invest a substantial sum.

Newcastle have £6m worth, and are hoping that Sir John's proposed rescue package helps them out.

The answer may be one or both of these and only a careful rescue package can avert a total disaster.

The £10m they have pledged towards a £13m rescue package has yet to materialise.

Lilley asked to be put into receivership after a financial rescue package did not receive full support from its bankers.

One of the fastest-growing companies of the 1980s, the now-ailing Saatchi &038; Saatchi, announced a second financial rescue package .

party

She explained the need to raise an immediate rescue party and return to Great Ararat.

The rescue party of volunteers decided on a different solution.

Officially you are all going to be victims of a surprise attack on the rescue party by the native inhabitants.

And just outside the garden I ran into this rescue party coming out to find me.

Either they would send a rescue party , or they would adhere to quarantine regulations and he would be marooned on Tarvaras.

plan

Only eight weeks into the job, Mr Gerstner is still concocting a rescue plan .

Without a working budget, or a viable rescue plan , the organization continued its disastrous descent into the financial sinkhole.

If the situation is not resolved within months, the rescue plan might cease to be viable.

In November 1808 ten of her friends met in London to formulate a rescue plan .

He set about drawing up a rescue plan amid a political storm that resulted in the resignation of two cabinet ministers.

Members have also rejected a £6.7m rescue plan .

The banks have been given only two more days to agree to support the receiver's rescue plan .

scheme

His only chance of avoiding a council bed and breakfast hostel is a mortgage rescue scheme .

Mortgage rescue schemes are an important part of that initiative.

sea

At least Eline had learned that there had been no fatalities during the sea rescue though one or two men had been injured.

A full air sea rescue was put into operation, involving St Mary's lifeboat and a helicopter from Valley.

service

We know for a fact that the area was sealed off and that army and rescue services were called to the scene.

She'd been counting on rescue services arriving with the dawn, but maybe they wouldn't be coming after all.

The rescue services have more important things to do than look for windsurfers who are comfortably seated in the bar!

The union acts as an industry police force and a rescue service for its members.

Being in the vicinity, I helped remove the casualty's kit before ditching my own in order to phone the rescue services .

He gave warning that centralising the rescue service as planned by the Government, had to affect response time.

It is the first time aviation experts and the rescue services have held a joint conference on the importance of working together.

The rescue service works like this: You are given a reference number and a free phone number when you register.

ship

Vicki is praying that the rescue ship she knows is on its way will arrive in time to save them all.

The rescue ship , full of supplies, was in sight!

team

About the immense difficulty that would undoubtedly be experienced by rescue teams .

Volunteers play a vital role on the water rescue team , Fonder said.

The local coast rescue team used ropes to pull them away from danger after the alarm was raised.

A helicopter rescue team found her barely off the trail and only about a quarter-mile from the top of El Capitan.

The search and rescue team have been out looking for you.

Members of the rescue team were elated when they landed at Scapa Pier near Kirkwall last night.

We scrambled out of our tents shouting excitedly, straight into the pools of torchlight coming from the mountain rescue team .

The New Brighton-based rescue team plucked five people from the water when the incident happened near Seacombe.

work

Because of business commitments he's cut down on his rescue work .

I think of it as rescue work .

Repression through fear, combined with rescue work for the fallen, was no longer enough.

The delay in starting rescue work has had one welcome effect.

If the meticulous and demanding rescue work succeeds, birdwatchers using the hide will be in for a treat.

Writing is your imagination's rescue work .

Another factor in the slowing of the rescue work was the condition of the air in which the men had to work.

While hard-pressed police were occupied in rescue work , the heartless thieves descended on local shopping centres.

worker

The driver, from Kempsey near Worcester, had jumped clear and was found by rescue workers .

There are also two people who served as rescue workers after the Oklahoma City bombing.

Before the car could be moved, rescue workers had to shore up the building, which was in danger of collapse.

Ginter was unconscious when rescue workers loaded him on to a stretcher.

Could Sandra please not say a word to anyone, not even the women or the other rescue workers ?

But Tuesday afternoon rescue workers were still searching the rubble, cordoned off by dozens of uniformed soldiers and police.

The immediate priority for rescue workers is to reach the millions of people still stranded.

The woman, who spotted the boy in trouble, yelled to him to sit still while she called rescue workers .

■ VERB

call

Breeze tried next, but failed, so Chignell had to be called to the rescue .

After searching two days for the body, authorities called off the rescue operation.

I mean, did Gephardt call for making the rescue of the environment the central organizing principle for civilization?

We must even be judicious when hiking though the outback, where objects sometimes call out for rescue .

The woman, who spotted the boy in trouble, yelled to him to sit still while she called rescue workers.

come

Lady Dorman-Smith, the wife of the Governor, came to our rescue with two generous gifts of money.

Once again, Ashputtel sang her song for the birds; once again they came to her rescue .

Alberto has come to the rescue with One Step, a great new two-in-one shampoo and conditioner.

Lorenzini comes to the rescue but demands custody of Pinocchio in return.

In theory, the Tory constituency parties could come to the rescue .

The thirty-day rule comes to the rescue for thirty days.

In theory, the law should come to your rescue .

Chief Black Elk, who welcomed Mormon trade, came to the rescue by offering squatting rights.

help

In 1982 they called on Mr Morton to help rescue Guinness Peat, which was close to collapse.

Like the others, he is expected to help rescue survivors and then turn himself back in.

Also, people volunteer to help rescue a child trapped in a well and to help in other rescues.

ride

He had ridden to her rescue like a knight on a white charger and now he was insulting her.

If it isn't, heaven knows who will ride to the rescue of the firm.

So poor old Pater rode to the rescue once again.

run

And just outside the garden I ran into this rescue party coming out to find me.

rush

People rushed to her rescue , picked her up.

Perhaps he could retire injured so that Rachel would rush to his rescue .

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Alberto has come to the rescue with One Step, a great new two-in-one shampoo and conditioner.

Assume that a duty of care is owed by A to C as a rescue was reasonably foreseeable in the circumstances.

But Tuesday afternoon rescue workers were still searching the rubble, cordoned off by dozens of uniformed soldiers and police.

Glenn Chamberlain said from the rescue center in Halifax.

Royal Humane Society, founded in 1774 for the rescue of persons from drowning, and the recovery of dead bodies.

So far, the rescue seems to have succeeded, at little cost to the lenders.

Then it seems the rescue boat itself crashed, throwing Mr Hill into the water for a second time.

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