- Save electricity
Eg: We need to turn the lights off to save electricity.
- Save energy
Eg: We need to switch the lights off to save energy. Don’t walk too quickly, save your energy for later.
- Save money
Eg: If we want a new car, we must save more money.
- Save one’s strength
Eg: You have been very ill, rest in bed and save your strength.
- Save someone a seat
Eg: John always saves Jane a seat on the bus.
- Save someone’s life
Eg: Jane pulled John away from the speeding car; she saved his life.
- Save something to a disk
Eg: Save your computer files to disk for safety.
- Save space
Eg: If we pack the car properly, we can save a lot of space.
- Save time
Eg: If we plan the journey properly, we can save a lot of time.
- Save yourself the trouble
Eg: He won’t appreciate a birthday cake, save yourself the trouble (Don’t make the cake).
- Save a penalty/shot
Eg: The goalkeeper stretched to save the penalty.
- Save the environment
Eg: We need to preserve trees if we want to save the environment.