save

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noun in football/soccer, hockey, etc.
ADJECTIVE
brilliant, excellent, fine, good, great, magnificent, outstanding, smart, spectacular, stunning, superb
crucial, important, vital
diving, one-handed, reflex
double
VERB + SAVE
make, produce, pull off

Casillas made some spectacular saves.

PREPOSITION
save by, save from

some great saves from both goalkeepers

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verb
1 keep sb/sth safe
ADVERB
single-handedly
possibly, potentially, probably
literally
VERB + SAVE
be able to, can

Nothing could save us from disaster.

be unable to
may, might

It's a trick that might just save us from total disaster.

help (to), try to

She helped save my career.

battle to, be determined to, be on a mission to, fight to

Doctors battled to save the little boy's life.

find a way to, manage to

We managed to save the animals from being put down.

PREPOSITION
from

They saved the paintings from destruction.

PHRASES
an attempt to save sth, an effort to save sth

a last desperate attempt to save his marriage

a battle to save sth, a bid to save sth, a campaign to save sth, a fight to save sth
be responsible for saving sb/sth

He is responsible for saving the lives of the aircrew.

beyond saving

The furniture was beyond saving.

2 not spend money
ADVERB
up

I'm saving up to buy a new car.

VERB + SAVE
look to, try to
manage to
PREPOSITION
for

We're trying to save up for our honeymoon.

on

They're hoping to save on printing costs.

PHRASES
scrimp and save

We scrimp and save to send our children to a private school.

thereby saving

We use video conferencing for our meetings, thereby saving thousands in travel expenses.

3 in football/soccer, hockey, etc.
ADVERB
brilliantly, superbly
bravely, comfortably
Save is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑firefighter
Save is used with these nouns as the object: ↑bother, ↑breath, ↑cash, ↑civilization, ↑country, ↑coupon, ↑document, ↑earth, ↑electricity, ↑embarrassment, ↑energy, ↑environment, ↑expense, ↑file, ↑fuel, ↑hassle, ↑honour, ↑inconvenience, ↑life, ↑mankind, ↑marriage, ↑money, ↑neck, ↑penalty, ↑place, ↑planet, ↑receipt, ↑republic, ↑reputation, ↑sanity, ↑seat, ↑setting, ↑shot, ↑sight, ↑soul, ↑space, ↑strength, ↑time, ↑trouble, ↑victim, ↑whale, ↑wildlife, ↑world

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