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applaud (one) to the echo

To vocally support or encourage one. Primarily heard in UK. The fans really applauded us to the echo in the championship game.
See also: applaud, echo

applaud (or cheer) someone to the echo

applaud (or cheer) someone very enthusiastically.
See also: applaud, echo, someone
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I think it was very sensible and they have to be applauded for it.
To the degree that Kass has raised a multiplicity of questions about the relation of women to appropriation, her recent work should be applauded, but then, too, it should signal that it is time to move on.
He said if he had really applauded "those words," as Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoy-an accused him of having done, he would apologize.
But I'm not sure this is a decision which should be applauded.
PC Nick Stephens, of Stratford police, said: "This lady is to be applauded for doing exactly the right thing.
We certainly applauded those efforts as Applied showed a commitment to preserving the history of this town, and we applaud Applied now for stepping up again and offering us a permanent space when no one else did.
Morgan applauded Larkin's decision to help preserve the troupe's thirty-eight-year legacy.
He applauded Mayor Rudolph Giuliani's steadfast approach to addressing public safety issues and gave the mayor credit for reducing the crime rate.
He also applauded Speaker Vallone for his efforts to increase funding for New York City school construction.