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high spot (of something)

A particularly successful, enjoyable, or proud period or moment (of something). Being named Poet Laureate was definitely the high spot of my career. The sudden—and frankly surprising—success of my second book was definitely a high spot, but I write for the love of telling stories, not the success it might bring.
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I was born in Sparkhill and the high spot of the week was Saturday afternoon when my brothers and friends went to the Springfield Cinema in Stratford Road - it was twopence entrance fee and a halfpenny to spend.
The high spot of its short working life was when someone added liquid soap to the water and filled the High Street with bubbles.
The Kingston-based auctioneer says the Wales and Border Ram Sales is a high spot of his year and the premier sale for commercial rams in the Northern Hemisphere.
Fans worldwide dubbed it "the high spot of the Paralympics".
The high spot of the 17-yearolds'' summer holiday was to be a once-in-a-lifetime trip to the Himalayas with an exploration society.
Another high spot of the trade show is the triennially held Electronic Circuits World Convention, which takes place in Taiwan for the first time as its 12th anniversary.
Tomorrow's launch is the high spot of a series of achievements, which have taken place at the school over the past four years, adding the new technology to the already impressive ICT Suite, smart boards and laptops in use.
When I'm on holiday abroad the high spot of any day is the moment when I lay hands on English newspapers.
The high spot of the interiors is the huge, split level family room with solid oak flooring, open to the showpiece, 28ft long kitchen.
CRAIG BELLAMY has been told: "Taking Cardiff City up will be a high spot of your career.
The high spot of Englishman Horsey's day came on his approach to the sixth, which spun into the cup for an eagle.
Her Islands In The Stream duet with Dominic was a high spot of the evening.
Sir Miles was chairman of the savings movement and the rally was a high spot of a six day campaign to boost saving at work.
High spot of my Yuletide viewing was a 60-year-old film, Gone With the Wind, which, for some unearthly reason, they put on in the early hours of the morning