It was years ago, the word cheer originally came from the Latin word for face (referred to facial expression) or countenance. The very first record of cheers expression could be found in the 18th century as a shout of encouragement or support. Nowadays it has many different meanings, depends which context it's used in. As a toast, cheers became from "Good cheer" in the early 20th century.
Either you travel abroad and you'd like to impress locals or just you'd like to surprise your foreign friends, spread your knowledge and learn how to say cheers in different countires! Believe it or not, cheers! (including the translation of other languages) is one of the most used word (expression) around the world.
Please note that in many listed countries there is more than one language in use. The list above contains the most common cheers expression.
Cheers m8! is an abbreviation of Cheers mate! (text language). You can use "Cheers mate!" in many different situations, instead of Thank you! or as salutation before a drink instead of Good health! Good luck! Good fortune!
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