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cheer (sb) up

verb [I] uk phrasal verb with cheer   /tʃɪər/ us    /tʃɪr/
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 herself up.Causing pleasureFeeling pleasure and happinessTaking pleasure in something
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