ride (on) the wave (of something)

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ride (on) the wave (of something)

To enjoy the advantage or benefit of a particularly successful, popular, fortunate, interesting, etc., moment or period of time. Jonathan has been riding the wave of his sister's celebrity ever since she was cast in that blockbuster film series. The popular Internet artist has ridden the wave of support from her fan base to launch an incredibly successful crowd funding campaign for a new project. Ever since I won the lottery, everybody has been really friendly to me, and I've just been riding the wave ever since!
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The company plans to leave touchless tunnel washes in place and continues to use the Ride the Wave brand.
The session on 'Ride the Wave' on September 23 is a vinyasa class focused on balance principles.
LATERALUS wants companies to take what they learn in the workshop, better manage these new conditions and be inspired to ride the wave on their own.
Over the four years that Ride the Wave had been running with support from local businesses, many students had shown themselves capable of developing commercially viable ideas.
Our journey has not been without struggle either, but somehow we have managed to ride the wave of an expanding market of African American books and book buyers.
GL reveals her appeal, shows you how to tell a felon from a fake, and helps you figure out if you should ride the wave of your friend's bravado or wave her good-bye.
When I look at all the economic difficulties the nation endured in 2002, the Long Island office market outperformed the rest of the country and is well positioned to ride the wave of economic recovery whenever it evolves.
Where better to ride the wave than in golden California?
"To ride the wave rather than be crushed by it, companies must re-examine their vision, competitive landscape and strategies.
The European Committee of Environmental Technology Suppliers Associations (EUCETSA) says Europe could ride the wave of green technologies to outpace Japan and the United States if policy-makers in Brussels make the right moves.
Chip manufacturers, especially memory makers, ride the wave of analyst expectation and ramp up production of chips, saturating the market and bringing chip values down.
President Bill Clinton wrapped up his nine-day tour of China yesterday by urging Beijing leaders to "ride the wave of change and take China fully into the 21st Century." Asked if he feels democracy could come to the world's largest nation, he said, "Oh, yes."
As they ride the wave, the photons increase their frequency substantially and gain a little speed.
Surf School pass holders will be able to ride the wave on the day of theevent making it "the exclusive wave event in town".
"We've been able to ride the wave of interest and establish our magazine as the sport's authoritative, independent voice.