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be riding high

To be very successful or happy at the current period in time. Our business has been riding high ever since we launched this very popular new product. I'm riding high on the news that I got into my first choice school!
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be riding high

COMMON If someone or something is riding high, they are very popular or successful at the present time. His latest novel is currently riding high in the booksellers' charts. A year ago, Australia's republicans were riding high. Note: The image here is of a horse rider who sits very straight in their saddle and seems very proud and confident.
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The talented twosome of Anna and Lucy Green from The Kingsley School are riding high and looking to achieve national success with the former qualifying for the British Eventing Pony Trials next month while her younger sister has been selected to compete at the prestigious Central Horse News Championships in May.