Cheer up – English Phrasal Verb – Online English Lessons

1. If someone cheers up they start to feel happier.

Examples of use:

a) I wish he would cheer up.

b) She was very unhappy last week, but she has cheered up now.

c) He cheers up when he sees his girlfriend.

2. To cheer up somebody (or cheer somebody up) is to make them feel happier.

Examples of use:

a) Harriet has had a very bad week. Let’s buy her some flowers to cheer her up.

b) You look sad. What can I do to cheer you up?

cheer up
present simple
cheer up and cheers up
-ing form
cheering up
past simple
cheered up
past participle
cheered up

Can you use this phrasal verb in a sentence?

When you are sad, what cheers you up?

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