In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1rescate masculine(services/team) (before noun) de rescate(team/services) (before noun) de salvamentoto come/go to the/sb's rescue
- they went to his rescue — fueron / (literary) acudieron en su auxilio
- if you hadn't come to my rescue, I'd have been stuck with him all night — si no hubieras venido a socorrerme / en mi auxilio no me lo habría podido sacar de encima en toda la noche
- Mum came to the rescue and paid my phone bill — Mama me salvó al pagar la cuenta del teléfono
- to the rescue! — ¡al rescate!
- rescue attempt — intento de rescate
- rescue work was hampered by the weather — el tiempo entorpeció la operación / las labores de rescate / de salvamento
- In order to save lives, we still have rescues and search and rescue operations ongoing.
- Over the years the Air Corps have been responsible for numerous successful rescues.
- Coastguards from England carried out the rescue off the coast of Cornwall.
- A TEENAGER'S boyfriend came to her rescue when she was dragged to the ground by another youngster on Thursday.
- He described being involved in a number of heroic rescues including rescuing a woman from a burning car, saving a child from being run over and preventing an old woman being mugged.
- "Well, miss, I want to thank you for your daring rescue today.
- I had always envisioned a sort of heroic rescue, but those were only dreams.
- The crew were always spared the task so they could save energy for the impending rescue.
- Janet was full of praise for the police officer who came to her rescue.
- Tens of thousands of workers were involved in the rescue and cleanup effort.
- He worked his way up through the ranks - his experiences range from carrying out cliff rescues to passing on knowledge as a training instructor.
- Let's begin our coverage of the dramatic rescue of nine trapped coal miners in Pennsylvania.
- In an amazing stroke of luck for the sick patient, all three people who came to his rescue were health workers.
- She initially passed out, but quickly recovered and tried to hold her brains in for over an hour until someone noticed and came to her rescue.
- Residents were furious that they had to organise an attempted rescue of survivors.
- But after a quick sleep it didn't take long before a speedboat came to my rescue.
- Luckily his shouting disturbed the family of the house who came to his rescue.
- Two men passing by dramatically came to their rescue and managed to reach them using the branches from nearby trees.
- While he was being attacked, the two police officials came to his rescue.
- Thankfully, two young girls who worked in the barn came to our rescue.
1rescatarsalvarto rescue sb/sth from sth/-ing
- he was rescued from drowning — lo salvaron de morir ahogado
- the bank rescued the company from bankruptcy — el banco salvó a la empresa de la quiebra
- to rescue sb from captivity — rescatar a algn del cautiverio
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