Help make Alexa smarter on Alexa Answers. Sign in with Amazon

Miscellaneous

What does saved by the bell mean?

2 Answers

Saved by the bell is a boxing term which means that as soon as the bell rings to end the round, whether or not the boxer is flat on the canvas or barely standing he has been saved from losing because the bell has rang and he now gets to refresh for a few minutes in his corner.

{{ relativeTimeResolver(1628717343430) }}

LIVE
Points points 23
Rating

Comes from sport of boxing . Bell rung after 3 minutes possibly prevents a knockout of one the fighters. Today meaning a prevention of some unwanted task or encounter.

{{ relativeTimeResolver(1604786758405) }}

LIVE
Points points 6
Rating

Similar Questions
Miscellaneous 2 Answers
Miscellaneous 1 Answer
Miscellaneous 2 Answers
Miscellaneous 1 Answer
Join Alexa Answers

Help make Alexa smarter and share your knowledge with the world

LEARN MORE
Miscellaneous 2 Answers
Miscellaneous 1 Answer
Miscellaneous 1 Answer
Miscellaneous 1 Answer
Miscellaneous 1 Answer
Miscellaneous 1 Answer
Miscellaneous 1 Answer
Miscellaneous 1 Answer
Miscellaneous 1 Answer
Miscellaneous 1 Answer
Miscellaneous 1 Answer
Miscellaneous 2 Answers

Join Alexa Answers

Help make Alexa smarter and share your knowledge with the world

LEARN MORE