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ride high

1. To experience success. The candidate is riding high in the polls after a strong debate performance. That stock is expected to ride high on the news that the company exceeded its profit forecasts.
2. To feel confident and/or exuberant because of success or a pleasurable or uplifting experience. She's been riding high ever since she got that promotion. I really rode high after that weekend. It was so much fun!
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riding high

1. Currently experiencing success. The candidate is riding high in the polls after a strong debate performance. That stock is riding high on the news that the company exceeded its profit forecasts.
2. Feeling confident and/or exuberant because of success or a pleasurable or uplifting experience. She's been riding high ever since she got that promotion. I'm really riding high after that weekend. It was so much fun!
See also: high, riding

ride high

Enjoy success, as in He's been riding high ever since they made him vice-president. The high here alludes to both elevated and elated status. [First half of 1800s]
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ride high

be successful.
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riding ˈhigh

very successful or confident: The company has been riding high for the last two years, but will their success continue?
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ride high

To experience success.
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