the crest of a wave

the crest of a wave

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! The party is riding the crest of a wave following the election, as they now control the White House and both houses of congress.
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(on) the crest of a ˈwave

(at) the point of greatest success, wealth, happiness, etc: He was fortunate to arrive in Hollywood when the film industry was on the crest of a wave. OPPOSITE: (at) a low ebb
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They will still be riding the crest of a wave following promotion and it will be the first time for a while that they will have played in the top flight, so they will be right up for it.
We're on the crest of a wave in terms of confidence after Saturday's performance but we realise it's going to be a different game to that - but one the lads will be going in to full of confidence.
Melbourne, Feb 14 (ANI): Former Australian cricketer Michael Slater feels that exuberance will help opener Phil Hughes to succeed in South Africa, expecting that he will ride the crest of a wave into the start of his Test career, just as a young Slater did in England 16 years ago.
You're riding the crest of a wave, living the dream, as I did when I lived my boyhood dream going to England in 1993," The Australian quoted Slater, as saying.
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HUGH Grant is on the crest of a wave as he plunges into the Mediterranean for a dip on holiday.
In fact she looks like she's on the crest of a wave.
As the crest of a wave enters the cavern, it raises the water level quickly, pushing the air above the wave through the hole and spinning the turbine's blades.
With sales leaping from $5 million in fiscal 1997 to nearly $11 million in 1998, to more than $20 million in 1999, we continue to ride the crest of a wave of phenomenal growth.
THIS time last year Dublin hurling was on the crest of a wave, having secured the Walsh Cup title after defeating Kilkenny.