(one's) finest hour

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(one's) finest hour

The moment or time of one's greatest success or achievement. The team's come-from-behind victory in the semi-finals proved to be their finest hour.
See also: fin, hour
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His finest hour came in 1959 when he headed the opener in a 3-1 Scottish Cup Final win over Aberdeen in front of 108,951.
Yet, through his taking "one day at a time," his finest hour came, he was finally financed, and we are the direct beneficiaries of his efforts.
NEIL ROBERTSON admits that the John Higgins 'framefixing' affair tarnished his finest hour in snooker.
Trained by Nick Gaselee and ridden by Carl Llewellyn, Party Politics enjoyed his finest hour at Aintree when beating Romany King by two and a half lengths.
But his finest hour came last season when he led Hull to a Challenge Cup final appearance against St Helens at Wembley.
What a tragedy if that moment finds him unprepared for the work that would be his finest hour.
Ouninpohja's preferred engagement is the Fred Archer Stakes, run over one mile and four furlongs, while Collier Hill is set to return to the scene of his finest hour at the Curragh.
His finest hour came on Celtic Giant in the FulkeWalwyn Kim Muir Chase at the 1999 Cheltenham Festival.
CRICKET: Ricky Ponting may have smashed a magnificent century to seal a series win against South Africa - but the Australia skipper still rates his match-saving knock in the Ashes series as his finest hour.
Arriving back home in 1785, the ailing Franklin, who had done so much for his country in what should be remembered as his finest hour, was actually greeted with little more than cool civility.
There's not a cat in hell's chance that a man as vain, self-interested and spiteful as Earl Spencer would have missed seeing himself settling a few scores in what was undoubtedly his finest hour.
In retrospect: Hebert wasn't moping, but the Anaheim goalie, who refused to talk to the media after Wednesday's game, openly admitted Thursday that his evening in Chicago was hardly his finest hour.
Gaming's undisputed King of Action, Duke Nukem, counts down to his finest hour, Zero Hour, as GT Interactive Software Corp.
Horses for courses His finest hour came at Cheltenham but his best days were at Ayr.
His finest hour came in 1983 when he was one of the '12 Apostles' that beat Galway in the infamous 1983 All-Ireland football final after Dublin had three players sent off.