Meaning of “cheer (sb) up” in the English Dictionary


"cheer (sb) up" in English

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cheer (sb) up

phrasal verb with cheer uk /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 herself up.

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(Definition of “cheer (sb) up” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)