cheer for

cheer for (someone or something)

To vocally support or encourage someone or something. Who are you cheering for in this match? The whole town came out to cheer for the high school football team in the championship game.
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cheer for someone or something

to give a shout of encouragement for someone or something. Everyone cheered for the team. I cheered for the winning goal.
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References in classic literature ?
It therefore, in the first place, cheered Van Systens and his nosegay, then the corporation, then followed a cheer for the people; and, at last, and for once with great justice, there was one for the excellent music with which the gentlemen of the town councils generously treated the assemblage at every halt.
One more cheer for Cap'n Smollett," cried Long John when the first had subsided.
Somebody's load has tipped off in the road-- Cheer for a halt and a row
People love to cheer for a longshot, and there are no longer shots in the L.
The team now has 12 girls, who cheer for soccer games at the center.
Since Canada didn't make it to the World Cup, my decisions about which team to cheer for were about as arbitrary as it gets.
When the AYF season begins, the cheerleading squads cheer for the Jr.
Andrew would be the first one out through the curtain, waving his arms for people to stand up and cheer for them.
OXNARD - When her boss failed to show up for work Wednesday, migrant farm worker Maria Luisa Lopez canceled her plans to pick corn and headed to the Oxnard train station to cheer for George W.
It's tempting to cheer for Washington captain Dale Hunter, 37, playing in the first Stanley Cup final series of his 17-year career.
because it is my home team, but I will cheer for Armenia because it is home,'' said Mouradian, who moved to the States 23 years ago.
23): Members will cheer for savings as they indulge in "mistletoe and a cup of joe" at Sam's Club on the biggest shopping day of the year.
We applaud USA Cheer for developing a format that remains true to cheerleading's roots, while challenging athletes with a new level of competition.
Photo: (1) Super Bowl fans in the family room of Carl Torres' Northridge home cheer for Denver after the Broncos scored a touchdown in the first quarter Sunday.
Chicago natives David Tolsky of North Hills, Gregory Rosensteel of Van Nuys, and Peter Hebda of Reseda agreed that since their beloved Bears haven't played in a Super Bowl in 10 long years, they would cheer for Pittsburgh.