You demanded it and now it’s back…idiom of the week!
SAVED BY THE BELL
Meaning: saved by something at the last moment; not having to do something you don’t want to because the situation ends
- The teacher asked me a difficult question that I couldn’t answer, but I was saved by the bell because class ended.
- My father was about to yell at me, but I was saved by the bell when my mother said it was time to eat dinner.
- A strange man started to talk to me on the street, but I was saved by the bell when a taxi arrived and I got in.
|Pop Quiz: I was saved by the bell when…|
a. I had an important test and my dog ate my homework.
b. I had no money and was very hungry, then I found 5 dollars on the floor.
c. my friends and I were playing a game I wasn’t good at and time ended before it was my turn
Read the answer below…
C, If you are playing a game you aren’t good at and the game ends before you have to play, you are saved.