Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts
1) cause to feel happier or more cheerful
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let's try and cheer them up
To be 'in good cheer' is a dated expression meaning to be happy and in good spirits. To 'cheer someone up' is the act of making them feel more cheerful or happy. This is used very often in social situations to encourage someone not to be sad about something "Cheer up, it's not as bad as it seems". Similar to the expression 'chin up'.
Social Examples (Basic)
After his long operation, the boy's parentsbought him a new iPhone to help cheer him up.
The woman's husband put on a funny movieto cheer her up when she didn't get the job.
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