cheer for (someone or something)

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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.
See also: cheer

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.
See also: cheer
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The host of Cheer Up, Chrishelle Ebner, is a cheer mom herself with two daughters and a son cheering for Augusta Cheer Academy in Evans, Georgia.
2) Cheering for Tahanto are (front, from left) Amy Sequeira, Shannon Cote, and Jordynn Spaulding, and (back) Paige McNickol.
We've all had this experience: we walk into a room where someone else is watching sports on television, start watching the game and, even though we have no idea who is playing, end up cheering for one team rather than the other.
In the end, Seinfeld says, we are cheering for the shirts -- Go red shirts
Sometimes, I wonder if church denominations aren't a bit like cheering for a sports team.
When I start getting edgy in an Anglican service, it's not because I'm having a deep theological conflict with the people around me, it's because I feel like someone cheering for blue shirts in a roomful of people cheering for red ones.