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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 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.
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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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