ride the crest of (something)

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ride the crest of (something)

To be experiencing a particularly joyous or successful period, situation, or event. The senator rode the crest of renewed enthusiasm among his party to a huge victory in the election. Riding the crest of his recent promotion, John set to work designing something really remarkable. The champion has his work cut out for him against the underdog, who is currently riding the crest of a five-bout winning streak.
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ride the ˈcrest of something

enjoy great success or support because of a particular situation or event: The band is riding the crest of its last tour.
See also: crest, of, ride, something
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