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Enjoy success, as in He's been riding high ever since they made him vice-president. The high here alludes to both elevated and elated status. [First half of 1800s]
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How to use ride high in a sentence
He saw the bit of white ride high on the next wave, pass over it and vanish.Astounding Stories, June, 1931|Various
But each time the little boat seemed to brace itself for the shock and a moment later would ride high to safety.The Boy Allies Under the Sea|Robert L. Drake
There is nothing in the world better for the teacher than to ride high-spirited horses.The Red Rugs of Tarsus|Helen Davenport Gibbons
They ride high and buoyant, for their loads are lighter than we could desire.