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the crest of a wave

A particularly successful period. Right after I got married, I got a big promotion at work, so I'm really on the crest of a wave at the moment! The party is riding the crest of a wave following the election, as they now control the White House and both houses of congress.
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(on) the crest of a ˈwave

(at) the point of greatest success, wealth, happiness, etc: He was fortunate to arrive in Hollywood when the film industry was on the crest of a wave. OPPOSITE: (at) a low ebb
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They will still be riding the crest of a wave following promotion and it will be the first time for a while that they will have played in the top flight, so they will be right up for it.
We're on the crest of a wave in terms of confidence after Saturday's performance but we realise it's going to be a different game to that - but one the lads will be going in to full of confidence.
Melbourne, Feb 14 (ANI): Former Australian cricketer Michael Slater feels that exuberance will help opener Phil Hughes to succeed in South Africa, expecting that he will ride the crest of a wave into the start of his Test career, just as a young Slater did in England 16 years ago.
You're riding the crest of a wave, living the dream, as I did when I lived my boyhood dream going to England in 1993," The Australian quoted Slater, as saying.
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In fact she looks like she's on the crest of a wave.
The award-winning Transporter has been riding on a crest of a wave collecting a host of industry awards.
As the crest of a wave enters the cavern, it raises the water level quickly, pushing the air above the wave through the hole and spinning the turbine's blades.
THIS time last year Dublin hurling was on the crest of a wave, having secured the Walsh Cup title after defeating Kilkenny.