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So perhaps just one cheer after all. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Few things cheer people up quite like a chunky pay rise. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The members formed a tunnel and were cheering and applauding. Times, Sunday Times (2016)One announcement yesterday cheered me up immensely. Times, Sunday Times (2016)HERE'S something to cheer you up. The Sun (2016)So, say cheers to your five a day! Times, Sunday Times (2017)One of the biggest cheers of the first period came when the linesman slipped and gave a thumbs-up to the crowd. The Sun (2016)We need to give them something to cheer about. The Sun (2014)You just cheer for your team or your player with blind prejudice. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Thank you to the thousands of people cheering who literally got me to the finish line. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Young fans who had packed into court cheered and applauded. The Sun (2006)If he can repel the visitors he will get the biggest cheer of the day. The Sun (2008)BRITAIN'S business leaders were cheered yesterday with a triple whammy of bright economic news. The Sun (2013)Who cannot raise three cheers for all that? Times, Sunday Times (2008)Or perhaps the cheer reflected something else. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Do what you can to cheer and encourage our soldiers. Times, Sunday Times (2014)There were no cheers of approval as the guilty verdicts were delivered. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They differ about whether to cheer or to deplore the loss. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)Winning a match in front of a cheering crowd is just amazing. The Sun (2015)But today is the time to cheer for the people who made it all possible. The Sun (2012)We had cheered and applauded his arrival at the green. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He often gets one of the biggest cheers at the curtain call. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It can be more if the landlord is full of good cheer and less if he is not. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We both had a heart for the poor, and often cheered for the underdog. Christianity Today (2000)Why are we so moved, so eager to cheer and cry? Times, Sunday Times (2012)You can also cheer on England while saving cash. The Sun (2010) Often it is cheered on by technology giants which do much the same for commercial ends, and somehow remain the good guys. Times, Sunday Times (2016)To which we can only say: Cheers! Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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British English: cheer /tʃɪə/ NOUN
A cheer is a shout or cry of approval, encouragement, etc.
The colonel was rewarded with a resounding cheer from the men.
- American English: cheer
- Arabic: تَهْليل
- Brazilian Portuguese: viva
- Chinese: 欢呼
- Croatian: veselje
- Czech: povzbuzení
- Danish: jubel
- Dutch: juichkreet
- European Spanish: ovación
- Finnish: suosionosoitus
- French: encouragement
- German: Beifall
- Greek: ζητωκραυγή
- Italian: urrà
- Japanese: 喝采
- Korean: 갈채
- Norwegian: hurrarop
- Polish: usposobienie
- European Portuguese: viva
- Romanian: ovații
- Russian: ободрительное восклицание
- Latin American Spanish: ovación
- Swedish: hurrarop
- Thai: การส่งเสียงเชียร์
- Turkish: tezahürat
- Ukrainian: схвальний вигук
- Vietnamese: tiếng cổ vũ
British English: cheer /tʃɪə/ VERB
When people cheer, they shout loudly to show their approval or to encourage someone who is doing something such as taking part in a game.
We cheered as she went up the steps to the stage.
The crowds cheered him.
- American English: cheer
- Arabic: يُهَلِّلُ ل
- Brazilian Portuguese: festejar
- Chinese: 欢呼
- Croatian: navijati
- Czech: povzbudit
- Danish: heppe
- Dutch: juichen
- European Spanish: ovacionar
- Finnish: osoittaa suosiota
- French: encourager
- German: zujubeln
- Greek: ζητωκραυγάζω
- Italian: incoraggiare
- Japanese: 声援する
- Korean: 성원하다
- Norwegian: heie på
- Polish: rozweselić
- European Portuguese: alegrar
- Romanian: a ovaționa
- Russian: приветствовать
- Latin American Spanish: ovacionar
- Swedish: hurra för
- Thai: เปล่งเสียงแสดงความยินดี
- Turkish: tezahürat yapmak
- Ukrainian: вітати вигуками
- Vietnamese: cổ vũ
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