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English definition of “cheer (sb) up”

cheer (sb) up

phrasal verb with cheer     /tʃɪər/ US  /tʃɪr/ verb [I]
B2 If someone cheers up, or something cheers someone up, they start to feel happier : She was sick so I sent her some flowers to cheer her up. He cheered up at the prospect of a meal . Cheer up! It's not that bad ! She went shopping to cheer her self up.Causing pleasureFeeling pleasure and happinessTaking pleasure in something
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