be riding high


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

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web 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 Orlando City seems to be riding high after climbing to the No. 3 ranking in the Eastern Conference table following a 1-1 draw at Nashville SC on Wednesday. Julia Poe,, 4 Sep. 2020 See More

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“Be riding high.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Jun. 2023.

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