In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(of encouragement, approval)ovación feminineaclamación feminine
- The screams of agony were lost among the cheers and shouts of joy at his appearance, as his handlers kept him moving quickly from person to person.
- He looked into the crowd, first to the left then the right, all the while letting his people idolize him with cheers and yells.
- When they finally got out of the stadium, they could see a huge valley of people screaming cheers of encouragement and delight at them.
- Everyone ought to lead a parade once in their life, just to experience the curious sensation of marching down the middle of the street to cheers and hurrahs.
- There were great cheers and shouts from the children.
- When he took the chair for the last time as leader he was greeted by tremendous cheers and a chorus of ‘For He's a Jolly Good Fellow’.
- There were a few hoots and cheers from the audience again.
- The field and stands erupted into cheers and celebratory shouts.
- His words were drowned out by claps and cheers from the audience of scientists, engineers and guests.
- Elizabeth's gay laugh mingled with the cheers and hollers of everyone out in the yard.
- That line did not arouse raucous cheers or a standing ovation.
- The congregation claps and cheers and then goes home and bad-talks the pastor over Sunday lunch.
- The sound of cheers and shouts echoed throughout the whole gym.
- He wore their red and white colours with pride, enjoyed their success with shouts and cheers.
- The cheers and shouting grew louder as she approached town.
- Then the room exploded into cheers and claps and catcalls.
- There were a few shouts and some cheers as people raised their hands, glasses or anything they happened to be holding.
- At the presentation ceremony in the school hall, all the pupils came together to give the dinner ladies three tremendous cheers.
- A theatre full of modern-day hyperactive children still laughs and cheers at all the right places.
- The watchers began to make wagers and to shout encouragements and cheers.
1.2US (cheerleaders' routine)hurra masculine
2.1informal (drinking toast)¡salud!here's to you, cheers! — ¡a tu salud!
2.2informal (goodbye)adióschao Latin America informalchau Latin America informal
2.3British informal (thanks)gracias
3literary(cheerfulness)alegría feminineanimación feminine
- Yes, I was trying to bring a little joy and cheer into the world.
- Upon returning, we learn that holidays are not always filled with fun and good cheer.
- She would say and do things at random, and it was always said or done with her usual cheer and joy.
- It was an evening of rejoicing and good cheer at the annual switching on of the Foxford Christmas Lights.
- These filled shoe boxes are Christmas presents that we hope will bring some cheer to these children on Christmas morning.
- It was good activist fun that brought cheer to the soul.
- It brings good cheer and some rays of hope to the darkest days of winter.
- This is not a column of Christmas cheer, but it hopes to tap Christmas charity.
- It pops like-minded scribes into committees and they help to spread saffron cheer by selecting others like themselves, or doing what is expected of them.
- But I do hope they bring some cheer for this season and beyond.
- For our own culture, steeped as it is in the relentless pursuit of personal pleasure and endless cheer, that message is worth heeding.
- In today's world of stress and struggle it is a great thing if I can bring cheer, hope and liveliness to my family and surroundings.
- It is at once an outlet for our feelings and a source of cheer and hope.
- Thousands of visitors poured into York over the Golden Jubilee Bank Holiday - bringing cheer to businesses coping with gloomy figures.
- They bring about an element of optimism and cheer in one's life.
- He wondered where the joy and cheer of the day had gone.
- Special events held at the school are real treats for the kids, bringing joy and cheer into their lives.
- A Gemini person brings good cheer and happiness in your life.
- The volunteers' main aim is to make strangers feel at home, loved and appreciated by spreading cheer and elation all around.
- The weekend includes a disco, and should be lots of fun as a whole, with lots of high spirits and good cheer!
- With drink and festive cheer in excess, it's easy to throw caution to the wind and find yourself acting recklessly on a Christmas night out.
1.1(shout in approval)aclamarvitorear
- GWU students cheered the news of the Napster plan but expressed some scepticism.
- I looked at the crowd and everyone was cheering for us.
- She could hear the crowd cheering loudly, shouting things she could not seem to grasp.
- He cheered his friend on to victory from the VIP balcony.
- They will be hoping to have a full strength squad to choose from and hopefully a big crowd will turn out to lend their support and cheer the Sarsfields on to what we hope will be a victory.
- As I came across the field I heard the crowd shouting and cheering as I got closer.
- So should environmentalists be cheering the news that Hollywood has finally managed a green epic?
- A great crowd turned up to cheer on the band of swimmers who took to the icy waters of the Shannon.
- Wearing suits, they held hands and carried flowers as the crowd cheered.
- The sides were neck and neck for most of the time as the supporters cheered them on.
- The races caused great excitement with the crowds cheering and hooting for their favourite teams.
- The Sarsfields however will be hoping to meet the challenge head on and they will be looking for a big support to cheer them on for what is undoubtedly their biggest game of the year.
- At one point the crowd was cheering between set changes, something I've never even seen in my life.
- We were spotted immediately and a welcoming committee of children cheered our arrival.
- They lowered the window pane of their car as they left the hospital after the birth, and cheered at the gathered crowd.
- The singer reportedly broke down and wept onstage, even as her Chinese supporters cheered her on and called out to her not to cry.
- Unlike some of my fellow Wales supporters, I was cheering England on.
- York education bosses were today cheering the news that they have won more than £1 million for new school buildings.
- The crowd cheered as he proved just why he has won so many dance competitions.
- Investors appeared to cheer the news and the fall of the last few days started to turn around.
- But with the ball at his feet, and the Celtic support cheering him on, the tricks come naturally.
- On reaching the one million euro mark the crowd cheered loudly.
- On the final day many students from various schools came to support and cheer their teams, hoping to see their school win the competition.
- In response, the crowd cheered and at times even hooted its approval.
- The crowd reacted by cheering and breaking out in loud bouts of laughter.
- Supporters would cheer their side on because they knew them, and would most likely have a drink with them after the game.
- It was too easy, but the crowd cheered, so I came away feeling as if I had provided a little entertainment to start their morning.
- After a collective gasp, the crowd cheered ecstatically.
- It is hoped that lots of supporters will come to cheer us along.
- This was a close and exciting game with a huge number of supporters cheering their sides on.
- We should cheer the good news, of course, but the downgrading of offshoring as a national issue is a big mistake.
- As we walked into the TA our support crew cheered us on and we plopped into the chairs set out for us.
- It makes you feel macho and strong to be able to beat up people and vent out your frustrations on these folks while your friends cheer you on.
- He shouted something in his language and the crowds cheered once more.
- Men and women go head to head, spitting out lyrics against each other with the crowd cheering for the cleverest ones.
- All the balloons were released as the crowd cheered and watched them disappear.
- The troop was pumped, the music was blaring, and the crowd was cheering.
- This is the only home game left in the league as the remaining three games are away and a large support to cheer the lads on would be appreciated.
- But the crowd never stopped cheering and the day was a wonderful antidote to all that had gone before.
- The crowd started cheering as the DJ introduced their school's homecoming court.
1.2(encourage)(runner/team) animar(team/runner) alentar
- The news will cheer John who has been spearheading a battle to spare residents the misery of the new wave of firework events all year round.
- This is cheering news for anyone who has ever found their heart-rate going haywire in the company of a handsome nurse or beautiful doctor.
- She was disappointed about that, but she did find an aloe plant, which cheered her greatly.
- He tries to cheer him with news of the sheep dogs he has bought for their new occupation.
- They are used to having people supporting them, cheering them and obeying orders.
- I've gone to the keyboard in times of celebration and mourning and never has the instrument failed to comfort or cheer me.
- There is more cheering news for Cameron supporters, though.
- This thought cheers Sancho greatly and he asks Don Quijote how much he's willing to pay for each lash.
- So it cheers me greatly to read about people like this bloke who kept on writing even though the rejections could wallpaper his office five times over.
- His sunny disposition doubtless cheered Americans up, but the key factor in his success was the end of the oil crisis.
- Here are two fast breaking news stories to cheer the heart.
- The sun is up and bright; that ought to cheer my little friend up a tad.
- Enlist the help of a life coach, friend, or family member to cheer you on in support.
- The fact that the city still has 600 parks, at least going by the records, is cheering news.
- It contains light to direct you, food to support you, and comfort to cheer you.
- I returned home to cheering news from Kingster, who had kindly e-mailed to let me know just how limited my life expectancy is.
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