Идиомы на букву S
save (someone's) bacon
помочь, спасти от провалаI 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 деньHowever hard I try I am never able to save some money for a rainy day.
сохранить свою репутацию, достоинство в неблагоприятной ситуацииWe ought to act very cautiously and try to save face whatever happens.
save one's breath
помалкивать; не соваться со своим мнением, советамиI 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, откладыватьWith the money he is earning he can easily save up for a good car.
scrimp and save
экономить, быть бережливымWanda has to scrimp and save in order to buy new clothes.