CHEER UP; CHEER somebody or yourself UP

5 cards
, 12 answers
Feb 23
  • Study box. Read these sentences carefully.

    1. Cheer up! I’m sure everything will be fine.
    2. He cheered up a lot when he saw you.
    3. He spent ages trying to cheer the kids up.
    4. How can I cheer you up?
    5. I went shopping to cheer myself up.
    6. Maria was cheered up by a letter from her mother.
    1. Use the sentences in the study box to help you do these exercises.
      1. If you cheer up, how do you feel?
        1. happier than before
        2. healthier than before
        3. more excited than before

      2. Which of these are grammatically possible?
        1. She cheered up.
        2. She cheered herself up.
        3. She cheered up herself.
        4. She cheered her friend up.
        5. She cheered him up.
        6. She was cheered up.

    2. What could you say in response to the following? Use ‘cheer up’ or ‘cheer somebody up’ in each answer.
      1. A: I’m worried about Jo. She seems very depressed.
        B: Why don’t you by taking her to see a movie?

        1. A: Is Chris more cheerful now?
          B: Yes. He (a lot)

          1. A: I’m tired of this cold winter weather.
            B: It’ll soon be spring.