Mar 2, 2017

CHEER UP; CHEER somebody or yourself UP

5 cards
, 12 answers
  • 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.
    • Use the sentences in the study box to help you do these exercises.
      • If you cheer up, how do you feel?
        • happier than before
        • healthier than before
        • more excited than before

      • Which of these are grammatically possible?
        • She cheered up.
        • She cheered herself up.
        • She cheered up herself.
        • She cheered her friend up.
        • She cheered him up.
        • She was cheered up.

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

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

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

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