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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Despite the win, Guiao knows that majority of the fans who came to the venue are still cheering for one team only.
We hope the audience take sides by the end, so that we have them cheering for one side.
Everyone on the street is watching and cheering for one side of the other.
The parents will split their support by each spending a half cheering for one team on its side of the field, then swapping positions at halftime.
To get two different sets of supporters cheering for one side is quite something.
There's still scope for banter, and I hope we never get to the point where cheering for one side or the other at an England versus Wales match is equated with racism.
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.
Whenever the teams go to the mat and perform, it's one community cheering for one goal, he said.