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dizzy heights

1. An impressive level of success. "Dizzying heights" is a more common version of the phrase. Primarily heard in UK. Your company will never reach such dizzy heights if you don't devote your full attention to it.
2. A high or extreme degree of something. Primarily heard in UK. Why are our profits now so much lower than the dizzy heights they reached last month?
See also: dizzy, height

dizzying heights

1. An impressive level of success. Your company will never reach such dizzying heights if you don't devote your full attention to it.
2. A high or extreme degree of something. Why are our profits now so much lower than the dizzying heights they reached last month?
See also: dizzy, height

dizzy heights

BRITISH or

dizzying heights

COMMON
1. You use dizzy heights or dizzying heights to talk about a very high level of success. She had first known such dizzy heights in the 1960's when she became one of the top exponents of black American music. She was a poor girl propelled to the dizzying heights of fame by a group of powerful agents. Note: This expression is sometimes used ironically to say that someone has not achieved very much at all. After three and a half years, I had reached the dizzy heights of assistant account handler.
2. You use dizzy heights or dizzying heights to talk about a very high amount or level of something. The Dow Jones has scaled the dizzy heights to reach 10,000. The cost of oil imports reached dizzying heights before falling back and rising again in 1990. Note: This expression is sometimes used ironically to say that something is not at a very high level. The meat content of the pie can soar to the dizzy heights of 25 per cent.
See also: dizzy, height

dizzy

mod. stupid; scatterbrained. Who is that dizzy dame?
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For, as everyone in both islands has heard, the Dublin property market reaches yet dizzier levels every week--and as it does, London-style, people are being pushed further and further out from the city in search of somewhere to live.
And Tsui pulls off enough genuine staging coups here - such as an explosion from the blasting bomb's point of view, or an x-ray of a pistol's inner workings from the perspective of a guy staring down its barrel - to make his dizzier flourishes play like exercises in lily-gilding.
Whether this will lead to the death of literature as an object of serious study, provoke some draconian or Leavisite backlash, or spur us on to dizzier heights, only time and the press will tell.
Which makes you dizzier, spinning with your eyes open or closed?
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retreating ding-a-ling," said Dweezel, who was starting to look even dizzier.
Duke Ellington: Sophisticated Lady; Coleman Hawkins: Body and Soul; Dizzy Gillespie: Dizzier and Dizzier; Sonny Rollins: The Bridge; Paul Desmond and Gerry Mulligan: Two of a Mind (all on Victor Jazz).
And if this trend continues, growth of adult incontinence products is likely to reach even dizzier heights in 1990.
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Unfortunately, the trampoline can only do so much to fight the laws of physics and I was unable to reach his dizzy heights - mainly because the higher I got, the dizzier I got.
A flight of steps sweep to the sky, And at the tip old Nelson stands, Replaced to dizzier heights so grand.
Here, up in the clouds, Bioshock hits even dizzier gaming heights than its two predecessors, which had already cemented the series as a firm favourite among sci-fi shooter fans.
The continued expansion by Emirates and and low-cost carrier flydubai -- the two biggest operators at Dubai International -- will cause traffic to continue reaching dizzier heights as the year goes on, Ahmed added.
Earmarked for a tilt at the Peterborough Puppy Derby which starts Saturday week, this should be a stepping-stone towards dizzier heights for the June 09 whelp.
Last year saw him reach even dizzier heights of success with the release of the No 1 album Ready For the Weekend, which produced his first solo No 1 I'm Not Alone and more successes with album title track Ready For The Weekend, Flashback and You Used to Hold Me and this year he received a Best Male Artist nomination at the Brit Awards.