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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, to
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applaud (or cheer) someone to the echo

applaud (or cheer) someone very enthusiastically.
See also: applaud, echo, someone, to
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The congress applauders most of the times are persons who depend on the speaker.
If Al-Sisi is truly a smart leader, then he should ignore the slimy praise and remember that his applauders will be the first to turn against him if, for one reason or another, his fortunes change in the future.
There was last week an interesting article by political commentator Jonathan Green that Romney and his people had mistaken clapping for claque-ing, the latter term referring to an organised body of professional applauders in French theatres and opera houses.
Parents will be the likely readers - and applauders - of the underlying frustration and message in this picturebook which is couched as a bedtime story but offers a sardonic - and fun - tale about parenting.
"An army of "applauders" in politics is created, even in the new political initiatives that were announced to have different standards.
But she has wonderful diction and certainly caught the consoling resignation of the final song's acceptance of death - shame some braying premature applauders didn't.
Afro- and Indo-Caribbean traditions also assumed a community that was interpretive and interactive, not an audience of disciplined applauders. And in all such performances and festivals both ritual and subject matter reinvoked a despised colonial body and a voice that was anything but Anglo-ventriloquial--indeed was often subversive of such interpellation, treating it with deliberate irony.
Milton argues that the proliferation of prophesy does not lead, "as the applauders of our differences" contend, to "parties and partitions" ("corruption" in the lexicon of civic republicanism), but to "unity of spirit" (A, 747).
House of Representatives Eric Cantor - among the most enthusiastic applauders of Netanyahu's speech - pledged to enhance Washington's support for the Jewish state as "its only democratic ally in the region," although by saying so, he overlooked the entire Arab Spring.
Two weekends ago we heard Gergiev suffer at the hooligan hands of American premature applauders at the end of a moving Parsifal at the New York Metropolitan Opera.