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    The crowd cheered for/cheered the runners

    The crowd cheered for/cheered the runners who represented their
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    Are both 'cheer for someone' and 'cheer someone' good English?

    Thank you in advance.

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    Re: The crowd cheered for/cheered the runners

    Quote Originally Posted by joham View Post
    The crowd cheered for/cheered the runners who represented their
    school.

    Are both 'cheer for someone' and 'cheer someone' good English?

    Thank you in advance.
    Yes, they are both fine.

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    Re: The crowd cheered for/cheered the runners

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    Yes, they are both fine.
    . . . and so is 'cheer on someone'.

    Rover

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