be riding high

idiom

informal
1
: to be very happy and excited
She's riding high after her recent win.
2
: to be very successful
The company's stock was riding high after the merger.

Examples of be riding high in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But while the Austrians will be riding high going into the knockout stages, Koeman and his Netherlands team have plenty of questions to answer. Matias Grez, CNN, 26 June 2024 Two years ago, a messaging app startup called IRL seemed to be riding high. Bysteve Mollman, Fortune, 13 Aug. 2023 Update on the Colorado Rapids The Open Cup could be an equalizing factor in Saturday's match between Cincinnati and Colorado as both teams played midweek in the cup, although FCC should be riding high after advancing while the Rapids crashed out of the tournament Wednesday. The Enquirer, 26 May 2023 The UConn Huskies are clicking offensively and there are a lot of options on this team that have to be riding high on confidence. Jeremy Cluff, The Arizona Republic, 20 Mar. 2023 The Seminoles will be riding high coming into this matchup. Jeremy Cluff, The Arizona Republic, 29 Aug. 2022 That will change this weekend at the DGAs and BAFTAs, after which some other films will be riding high. Vulture, 11 Mar. 2022 Your partner, a loved one or a steadfast friend could be riding high on a wave of popularity. Tribune Content Agency, oregonlive, 25 Feb. 2021 Vazquez should be riding high into the home of his former club having just signed a multi-year extension to stay at FC Cincinnati. Pat Brennan, The Enquirer, 31 Oct. 2020

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“Be riding high.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/be%20riding%20high. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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