on a high


: feeling happy and excited
He was on a high after receiving the promotion.

Examples of on a high in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Wingard, for his part, leaves the franchise on a high note. Borys Kit, The Hollywood Reporter, 21 May 2024 With everything else ruled out, Aronson started the patient on a high dose of prednisone to calm what still seemed most likely to be an allergic inflammatory process. Lisa Sanders, M.d., New York Times, 16 May 2024 Sleep apnea, kidney disease, and adrenal gland disorders may be found after following up on a high blood pressure diagnosis. Rachel Murphy, Verywell Health, 14 May 2024 By the end, most of us were breathless and slightly sweaty, on a high of high-brow endorphins. Amy Verner, Vogue, 2 May 2024 The same is true for a show that could have ended on a high — or constructed a story that kept its two friends in safe harbor, rather than blowing up its premise and going on a whole new adventure. Daniel D'addario, Variety, 4 Apr. 2024 Cylindrical Forces ended the evening on a high, and the resulting standing ovation showed the audience’s affection for the evening’s program and dancers. Tom Teicholz, Forbes, 27 Mar. 2024 At least two people were critically wounded in a shooting Saturday outside of a basketball game on a high school campus in North Kansas City, Missouri, officials said. Faris Tanyos, CBS News, 2 Mar. 2024 Get the Recipe 74 of 80 Mini Coconut-Key Lime Pies End Mother's Day brunch on a high note with these sweet and tart pies that couldn't be more adorable. Zoe Denenberg, Southern Living, 16 Apr. 2024

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“On a high.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/on%20a%20high. Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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