Идиомы на букву S

  • save (someone's) bacon
    помочь, спасти от провала
    I don't understand much about computers; and I was grateful to Steve as he saved my bacon when he came to help me.
  • save (something) for a rainy day
    сберечь что-либо на чёрный день
    However hard I try I am never able to save some money for a rainy day.
  • save face
    сохранить свою репутацию, достоинство в неблагоприятной ситуации
    We ought to act very cautiously and try to save face whatever happens.
  • save one's breath
    помалкивать; не соваться со своим мнением, советами
    I had a lot of questions to ask her, but looking how upset she was, I thought I'd better save my breath.
  • save the day
    спасти положение
    "There is no use being angry with me for applying to Sam for help; I had to save the day."
  • save up (for something)
    делать сбережения, копить, откладывать
    With the money he is earning he can easily save up for a good car.
  • scrimp and save
    экономить, быть бережливым
    Wanda has to scrimp and save in order to buy new clothes.