top of the tree

noun phrase

British, informal
: the most powerful or most successful position in a profession, organization, etc.

Examples of top of the tree in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web At the top of the tree, they are transported to spectacular and fantastical lands and, through their adventures, the family learn to reconnect and value each other for the first time in years. Naman Ramachandran, Variety, 11 Mar. 2024 At the top of the tree, its 345 square foot Grand Suites are the largest ever offered by Riviera, featuring a spacious lounge and balcony. Lewis Nunn, Forbes, 14 Feb. 2024 In one photo about decorating the Christmas tree, Kurt, 72, places ornaments at the top of the tree using a stepladder, while Goldie, 78, holds another ornament with her back to the camera. Tommy McArdle, Peoplemag, 27 Dec. 2023 Stitch these pieces to top of the tree trunk to form backing. Christianna Silva, Better Homes & Gardens, 21 Dec. 2023 The tune reached the top of the tree 65 years after its original release. Hugh McIntyre, Forbes, 11 Dec. 2023 Communicate clearly and confidently to assert your position at the top of the tree. Jodie Cook, Forbes, 28 Nov. 2023 On Tuesday night, Oct. 3, the U.S. singer, songwriter and guitarist felt the fresh air at the top of the tree following his second round performance on ABC‘s Dancing With The Stars. Lars Brandle, Billboard, 4 Oct. 2023 The top of the tree went through the windshield, with the impact causing a section of it to break off inside the van. Emily Mae Czachor, CBS News, 17 Sep. 2023

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“Top of the tree.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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