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ride high

1. To experience success. The candidate is riding high in the polls after a strong debate performance. That stock is expected to ride high on the news that the company exceeded its profit forecasts.
2. To feel confident and/or exuberant because of success or a pleasurable or uplifting experience. She's been riding high ever since she got that promotion. I really rode high after that weekend. It was so much fun!
See also: high, ride

riding high

1. Currently experiencing success. The candidate is riding high in the polls after a strong debate performance. That stock is riding high on the news that the company exceeded its profit forecasts.
2. Feeling confident and/or exuberant because of success or a pleasurable or uplifting experience. She's been riding high ever since she got that promotion. I'm really riding high after that weekend. It was so much fun!
See also: high, riding

riding ˈhigh

very successful or confident: The company has been riding high for the last two years, but will their success continue?
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Pruitt and Early were riding high when they staged their big "black experience" event at Leo Castelli in 1992, with authentic Black Power posters, dashiki cloth, and tapes of soul music they picked up in Harlem.
With the City and its residents riding high on years of financial growth and stability, the residential market continues to reap double digit gains that have been a by-product of growing wealth and financial optimism.
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In fact, the bottom man can often score by catching the top man riding high (out to the side).
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However, he knows Ferguson may have to make changes to a United side riding high in the Premiership to make that dream a reality.
Heavy investment in scouting and youth development has paid off with Chelsea this year winning the FA Youth Cup for the third time in five seasons, the players from those sides graduating to the Premier League's Elite Player Development squad where Chelsea are riding high as well.
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CYCLISTS are riding high after raising thousands of pounds for charity with an 89-mile bike ride.
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The talented twosome of Anna and Lucy Green from The Kingsley School are riding high and looking to achieve national success with the former qualifying for the British Eventing Pony Trials next month while her younger sister has been selected to compete at the prestigious Central Horse News Championships in May.