on the crest of a 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!
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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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Most important of all, her parents' loving behaviour shows their three-year-old relationship is still on the crest of a wave.