saved by the bell

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Rescued or favorably assisted by a timely interruption or by the sudden termination of difficult circumstances.

saved by the bell

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In a boxing or wrestling match or similar competition, spared from being counted out by the referee by the ringing of the bell which concludes the round.

Saved by the Bell

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Saved from trouble or any embarrassing situation at the last moment, just rescued from danger

A little child playing on the roof was just saved by the bell.


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