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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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3 billion to the coup maker generals in Egypt, you should also support this action by applauding these generals.
Rooney reacted to a harsh booking by sarcastically applauding referee Kim Milton Nielsen's decision right under his nose.
There staring back at me is Bill Clinton, applauding, standing beneath a picture of Ho Chi Minh, mass murderer of American soldiers.
Religious leaders joined the chorus of transportation officials applauding Mahony's message.
He sat in the back row of the small North Hollywood theater, stunned that the audience would be applauding him like this and wanting him to get up on stage to say a few words.
The next thing he knows, he's sitting in the back of a small North Hollywood theater, stunned that there are people applauding him - wanting him to come up on stage and say a few words.
Although the audience was occasionally boisterous - applauding speakers who supported a traffic study for Borchard Road or a public vote for the Hill Canyon recreational project - officers didn't have to take any steps to keep the peace.
The next time she turned to face her audience of worried faces, they were all on their feet applauding and smiling - almost all of them with tears in their eyes.
They will beam at the applauding fans and chorus in unison, ``We love you, man .