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pull something out of the fire

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pull something out of the fire

verb phrase

To salvage something; rescue: They got hot and pulled the game out of the fire (1893+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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