high on the list


: considered to be a very good choice from among others
He is high on the list of possible candidates for the job.

Examples of high on the list in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Nebraska is typically high on the list, and Kentucky is high on the list. Isaac Chotiner, The New Yorker, 15 Sep. 2023 Tickets for preferential parking and missing license plates were high on the list, as well. Cari Spencer, Los Angeles Times, 2 Sep. 2023 Nothing excites Anna Wintour like the annual unveiling of Vogue’s September issue—well, maybe Wimbledon finals or opening night of a new Broadway show, but the September issue is high on the list. Chloe Malle, Vogue, 24 Aug. 2023 Snakeheads Do Not Taste Like Mud When ranking freshwater fish in terms of their popularity on the table, catfish sit pretty high on the list. Joe Cermele, Outdoor Life, 20 July 2023 Of the remaining features, a desktop web version has clearly been high on the list. Sean Hollister, The Verge, 4 Aug. 2023 There’s no sense that this issue is high on the list of public concerns in San Diego. City attorneys in San Diego have been elected since 1931. Michael Smolens, San Diego Union-Tribune, 6 Aug. 2023 One April study suggests that chief executives are high on the list of jobs whose work could be significantly transformed, if not eliminated, by A.I. Alan Murray, Fortune, 25 July 2023 Its been over a year since wide receiver Davante Adams left the Packers for the Las Vegas Raiders, but he will certainly be ranked high on the list, as he is still widely considered one of the best receivers in football. Drake Bentley, Journal Sentinel, 24 July 2023 See More

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“High on the list.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/high%20on%20the%20list. Accessed 30 Sep. 2023.

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