ride (on) the wave (of something)

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ride (on) the wave (of something)

To enjoy the advantage or benefit of a particularly successful, popular, fortunate, interesting, etc., moment or period of time. Jonathan has been riding the wave of his sister's celebrity ever since she was cast in that blockbuster film series. The popular Internet artist has ridden the wave of support from her fan base to launch an incredibly successful crowd funding campaign for a new project. Ever since I won the lottery, everybody has been really friendly to me, and I've just been riding the wave ever since!
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Conversely, while they ride the wave of a prosperous mining market, they will prepare for the down turn by diversifying the client base and location of the work.
Today, NAFB members ride the wave of technology as we use these resources to grow our knowledge base and share it with our listeners.
Our journey has not been without struggle either, but somehow we have managed to ride the wave of an expanding market of African American books and book buyers.
GL reveals her appeal, shows you how to tell a felon from a fake, and helps you figure out if you should ride the wave of your friend's bravado or wave her good-bye.
When I look at all the economic difficulties the nation endured in 2002, the Long Island office market outperformed the rest of the country and is well positioned to ride the wave of economic recovery whenever it evolves.
When Rodriguez was asked how far Moorpark could ride the wave of momentum the league championship provided, he just smiled and shook his head.
Speaking in the ballroom of a Hong Kong hotel, Mr Clinton said the "present government, headed by this President and this Premier, who are clearly committed to reform, (should) ride the wave of change and take China fully into the 21st Century.
Unified Messaging (UM) solutions are expected to experience increased growth as they ride the wave of the rapidly expanding Unified Communications (UC) market.
Adventity has gained a competitive edge in this industry by becoming one of the leaders to ride the wave of explosive growth in BPO and KPO outsourcing.
com,'' in an apparent effort to ride the wave of investor excitement generated in the last year by several high-profile IPOs of Internet-based companies.
An average cost of A$173 per ounce (US$127) in the first half and the Company's minimal hedging position has enabled it to ride the wave of recent high gold prices.
What I would like to see is the present government, headed by this president and this premier, who are clearly committed to reform, ride the wave of change and take China fully into the 21st century and basically dismantle the resistance to it,'' Clinton said.
I am very pleased that these investors have chosen to join us as we ride the wave of the rapidly recovering electronics manufacturing industry in the United States.
With D2Audio's powerful module advantage, they are poised to ride the wave of digital conversion.
Both are surging recently as momentum investors search for Internet stocks that might ride the wave of Chinese Web plays Netease.