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be on the crest of a wave

To be experiencing 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!
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on the crest of the wave

Experiencing a particularly successful period. Right after I got married, I got a big promotion at work, so I'm really on the crest of the wave at the moment!
See also: crest, of, on, wave

on the crest of a wave

Experiencing 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!
See also: crest, of, on, wave

ride the crest of (something)

To be experiencing a particularly joyous or successful period, situation, or event. The senator rode the crest of renewed enthusiasm among his party to a huge victory in the election. Riding the crest of his recent promotion, John set to work designing something really remarkable. The champion will has his work cut out for him against the underdog, who is currently riding the crest of a five-bout winning streak.
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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 wave

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on the crest of the wave

If someone or something is on the crest of a wave or on the crest of the wave, they are experiencing great success. Founded in 1972, the group's members are confident they're on the crest of a wave. The sport at the moment is on the crest of the wave. Note: You can also say that someone is riding the crest of a wave or riding the crest of the wave. McCarthy's side looked like a team riding the crest of the wave. Note: Nouns such as success or popularity can be used instead of wave. Now, 14 years later, he is riding a crest of remarkable popularity. Note: The crest of a wave is its highest point.
See also: crest, of, on, wave

on the crest of a wave

at a very successful point.
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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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ride the ˈcrest of something

enjoy great success or support because of a particular situation or event: The band is riding the crest of its last tour.
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The crested ibis laid eggs from February 16th to May 15th (Table IV).
Rotated component matrix of eigenvectors in crested ibis nest-sites.
As an asynchronous hatching bird, the incubation period of the crested ibis was 28 to 33 days.
Reproductive status of reintroduced crested ibis during 2014-2016 in Dongzhai, Henan Province.
In the present study, the first four principal components, which are collectively known as the predator factors, include the vegetation factor, which mainly concern the concealment of the crested ibis, the interference factor, which mainly concerns not being discovered or preyed upon by predators, the nest position factor, which is mainly related to the steadiness of the nest or concealment of the crested ibis, and the topographical factor, which mainly concerns the concealment and escape of the crested ibis.
In summary, for the breeding habitat site selection of the crested ibis, the primary choice was the predator factor followed by the food factor.
If the nesting tree was tall, the crested ibis could not only improve the height of the nest location but also reduce in and out barriers of the woodland area.
i) The crested ibises were bred in captivity before being released and thus were acclimated to humans.
The wild crested ibis breeding period was generally from mid-March to early April (Yu et al.
Existing research showed that altitude was an important factor in the crested ibis nest site selection (Li et al.
This suggests that an abundance of food was the key factor in crested ibis nest site selection, instead of altitude; this is in agreement with related research studies (Li et al.