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echo back to something

[for something] to recall something similar in the past. This idea echoes back to the end of the last century, when people thought this way.
See also: back, echo

echo with something

1. . Lit. [for a large space] to resound with the echoing sounds of a loud noise. The cathedral echoed with the sounds of the organ. The valley echoed with the sound of horses' hooves.
2. Fig. [for something] to have reminders of something. (Literary and very limited.) My thoughts echoed with the sounds of spring. The room echoed with happier days.
See also: echo

cheer somebody to the echo

  (British old-fashioned)
to shout and clap a lot in order to support someone The team captain was cheered to the echo when he was presented with the cup.
See also: cheer, echo
References in classic literature ?
The crowd swarmed ashore and soon the forest distances and craggy heights echoed far and near with shoutings and laughter.
The last clattering foot had echoed through the hall, Seesaw's backward glance of penitence had been met and answered defiantly by one of cold disdain.
His words were echoed with unspeakable astonishment by all but Elinor, who sat with her head leaning over her work, in a state of such agitation as made her hardly know where she was.
The dog came bounding back, and seeing his master in a predicament, and hearing the horse groan, barked till the evening hills echoed the sound, which was deep in proportion to his magnitude.
Everybody felt that the difficulty lay here -- everybody saw the difficulty conquered -- everybody echoed the manager's enthusiasm at rehearsal, which had hailed her as a born actress.
The corner echoed and re-echoed with the tread of feet; some, as it seemed, under the windows; some, as it seemed, in the room; some coming, some going, some breaking off, some stopping altogether; all in the distant streets, and not one within sight.