Meaning: to shout loudly to encourage someone, especially someone who's playing sport or competing in a race
- cheer sb/sth on As the players tried hard to score a goal, their fans jumped up and cheered them on.
- cheer on sb/sth We all cheered on our favourite horse as they galloped towards the finishing line.
Nouns often used as objects with cheer on: player, team, athlete, runner, horse, competitor, performer
Lenny cheered his team on throughout the match, and as a result he lost
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Contributor: Matt Errey