catch the next wave

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catch the next wave

To become involved with or follow the next trend. I developed my fashion sense as a teen because I got sick of always waiting to catch the next wave.
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catch the next wave

 and wait for the next wave
Fig. to follow the next fad. He has no purpose in life. He sits around strumming his guitar and waiting to catch the next wave.
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As Hahn and the Sox wait for the next wave of prospects (Michael Kopech, Eloy Jimenez, Alec Hansen, Zack Collins) to reach the South Side, it's hard to not fast forward to Phase 3 -- adding veteran talent to a young core.
Surfers that wait for the next wave to come along may miss their sales targets.
I cant wait for the next wave of sporting stars from the Commonwealth to experience our Games, the Gold Coast and Australia.
Just wait for the next wave of major website relaunches: You'll see how publishers are learning from the less cluttered and more immersive examples being set by the app experience.
However, he should not wait for the next wave of street protests to signal his willingness to initiate a dialogue with pro-reformist leaders and their restless band of supporters.