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sauver

  

      vt  
     [+personne, animal]   to save  
sauver qn de      to save sb from  
sauver la vie à qn      to save sb's life  
sauver les apparences      to keep up appearances  
   (=récupérer)   to salvage, to rescue  


sauver (se)  
      vpr/vi  
   (=s'enfuir)   to run away  
Il s'est sauvé à toutes jambes.      He ran away as fast as he could.  
   (=partir)   to be off  
Allez, je me sauve!      Right, I'm off!  
Translation French - English Collins Dictionary  
See also:

se sauver, sauve, sauve, sauveur

sauver v.
save

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Collaborative Dictionary     French-English
v.
1. run away ; escape 2. save oneself
1. = s'enfuir : 2 : sauvegarder sa personne
exp.
to save sb from
v.
save my life ; save myself ; save my skin
au sens le plus général et figuré = se battre pour rester en vie
v.
save the day
v.
save face
vi.
salvage the essential ; cut the losses ; salvage something
[Fam.];[Fig.] Sauver l'essentiel lors d'un désastre ; to salvage the essential from a disaster
v.
keep up appearances
v.
clear on the line (to)
[Sport]; [Football]
exp.
to save sb's life
v.
scamper off
= s'enfuir très rapidement
n.
fetal salvage
[Med.]
v.
slip away by the back door
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'sauver' also found in translations in English-French dictionary
v.
sauver
v.
sauver
v.
sauver ; secourir
exp.
sauver qch/qn
exp.
sauver sa peau
v.
sauver des vies
v.
sauver du naufrage
exp.
sauver les apparences
exp.
sauver qn de qch
exp.
sauver la peau à qn
[UK]
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"sauver": examples and translations in context
Ton instinct est toujours de sauver. Your impulse is always to save, I know.
Seuls nous pouvons sauver notre famille. Only you and I can save our family.
Je dois aller sauver Aaya et retrouver ma bande. I've got to go now, Tink. Rescue Aaya and get back to my crew.
Notre objectif: sauver les missionnaires. Our objective will be to rescue the missionaries at China Light.
Cent livres pour sauver cet homme. I will give you 100 pounds to save this man's life.
J'essaye de sauver nos vies. I'm trying to save the lives of everyone aboard that ship.
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