cheer (one) to the echo

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cheer (one) to the echo

informal To vocally support or encourage someone or something. Primarily heard in UK. The fans really cheered us to the echo in the championship game.
See also: cheer, echo

cheer someone to the echo

BRITISH, OLD-FASHIONED
If you cheer someone to the echo, you applaud them loudly for a long time. They cheered him to the echo, as they did every member of the cast.
See also: cheer, echo, someone
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In the spring of 1919, the Fartown crowd cheered him to the echo as he took the field once more as part of the Huddersfield pack.
And it's those fans who once cheered him to the echo who are now hurling insults at the manager and demanding a change of direction inside Ibrox.
But those supporters who cheered him to the echo will now be desperately hoping that Tuesday's home game against Shrewsbury isn't his swan-song.
Because if Tevez moved to Eastlands, it would be a whopping kick in the teeth for the United fans who have cheered him to the echo for the past two seasons.
In doing so, Choisir smashed the 11-year-old course record time held by Shalford, and won a place in the hearts of British racegoers who cheered him to the echo as he returned to the winner's enclosure for the second time in a week under jockey Johnny Murtagh.
In doing so, Choisir smashed the 11-year-old course record time (though not for long) previously held by Shalfor, and won a place in the hearts of British racegoers who cheered him to the echo as he returned for the second time in a week under jockey Johnny Murtagh.
Tall with a long reach, his enthusiasm for the game infected the crowd, who cheered him to the echo after the fight was stopped at the end of the second.
Lester Piggott got as big a kick from his return to the saddle at the Curragh yesterday as the crowd who cheered him to the echo as he went out into the parade ring.