save by the bell

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In a boxing or wrestling match or similar competition, to ring the bell which concludes the round and thereby to prevent a competitor who has been knocked down from being counted out by the referee.
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Submitted on July 07, 2010

Additional definitions for 'save by the bell':

save by the bellTo rescue or favorably assist (someone) by means of a timely interruption or the sudden termination of difficult circumstances.
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钟声保存

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