Come to the rescue 营救

更新时间 2012年 5月 23日, 星期三 - 格林尼治标准时间11:46
Emergency workers rescue a man who fell into Niagara Falls in Canada

Emergency workers rescue a man who fell into Niagara Falls in Canada. The man is only the third known to have survived such a fall without safety equipment. Photo: Harry Rossetani

Come to the rescue 营救

当某人 comes to the rescue 意思就是及时到达营救解围。这个短语也常常用于形容糟糕的情况而并不一定是生命危机时才能使用。


Niagara Falls is made up of three waterfalls and sits on either side of the Canada/US border. The biggest is the Horseshoe Falls on the Canadian side. The other two are called the American Falls and the small Bridal Veil Falls. In combination, they have the highest flow rate of any waterfalls in the world.

尼亚加拉瀑布是由三个瀑布组成的 , 坐落在加拿大与美国的边境。最大的一段是在加拿大这边的马蹄瀑布。其它两个分别被称为美国瀑布和新娘面纱瀑布。组合起来,它们是世界上最高流量的瀑布。


I left my passport at home and only realised on my way to the airport. Fortunately my friend came to the rescue and drove to the airport with it.

She locked herself out of the house. Her neighbour came to the rescue with a spare set of keys.


A rescue party 指的是一组救援队,他们经常被派出营救那些失踪或受困的人们。

The rescue party reached the stranded mountaineer after he spent five days lost on the peak.


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