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Hello and welcome to episode 122… of… An Idiom a Day
I’m Gina Johnson and the idiom of the day …is… a knight in shining armor
As I learned from growing up, you don’t mess with your grandmother. ~ Prince William
a knight in shining armor …if you refer to someone or something as a knight in shining armor, they help you in a difficult situation…they come to your rescue
My car wouldn’t start, and someone stopped to help me.
Here is the same sentence using the idiom… a knight in shining armor
My car wouldn’t start, and a knight in shining armor stopped to help me.
Here are a few more sentences using the idiom … a knight in shining armor
A knight in shining armor stopped traffic when the child wandered into the street.
The bank proved to be a knight in shining armor when they saved our company from bankruptcy.
The volunteers were our knights in shining armor. They worked around the clock cleaning up after the flood.
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