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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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But this was an illustration that money is not everything and at my daughter Clare's birthday supper on Tuesday the DVD of the race had a couple of airings and was cheered to the echo.
So a player who a month ago was a legend and cheered to the echo on his farewell lap of the pitch is now condemned to the Dark Legions of turncoats and traitors alongside Paul Merson, Christian Ziege and Peter Beagrie to be booed for ever.
In the end it was the veteran who was led into the winner's circle and the reception Persian Punch received could not have been warmer as he was cheered to the echo by his adoring fans.
O'Sullivan came into the finish in St Stephen's Green full of running, cheered to the echo by the massive crowd in bright sunshine.
Brown, cheered to the echo by Shrewsbury's 1,500-strong contingent when he climbed off the bench, promptly supplied the answer.
It was just the finale 19,000 fans needed, and the dapper little scrum- half was cheered to the echo.
Clear in the straight, he took the last three fences with aplomb and was cheered to the echo as he was led back to the winner's circle.
But this extraordinarily successful and singular individual is now relegated to the role of a peripheral player, though any winner of his is cheered to the echo by an admiring public who hold him both in affection and esteem.
Reid's speech was cheered to the echo but he better hope that Tory Tony sees the funny side, too.
AMORUSO: Skipper was cheered to the echo as the fans responded to Dick Advocaat's backing.