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    Cool root = cheer for?

    Hi,

    Can the verb 'root' mean 'cheer' too?

    Example: 'Will you root for Manchester United in the next game?'

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    Re: root = cheer for?

    Quote Originally Posted by bieasy View Post
    Hi,

    Can the verb 'root' mean 'cheer' too?

    Example: 'Will you root for Manchester United in the next game?'
    Yes, it can mean that.

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    Re: root = cheer for?

    Quote Originally Posted by bieasy View Post
    Hi,

    Can the verb 'root' mean 'cheer' too?

    Example: 'Will you root for Manchester United in the next game?'
    It can, although it also means to "support". "Cheer" suggests actually making a noise, whereas you can support a team without making a sound - you just really, really want them to win!


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    Re: root = cheer for?

    Thanks for posting, helpful

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    Re: root = cheer for?

    But don't use it in Australia.

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    Cool Re: root = cheer for?

    Quote Originally Posted by konungursvia View Post
    But don't use it in Australia.
    Pity. It was always my dream to take root in Australia.

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    Cool Re: root = cheer for?

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    Thanks for posting, helpful
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    Re: root = cheer for?

    Quote Originally Posted by bieasy View Post
    Pity. It was always my dream to take root in Australia.
    But what route would you take to take root in Australia?
    Last edited by billmcd; 10-Apr-2010 at 00:24. Reason: spelling error

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