Definition of on the crest of a wave in English:

on the crest of a wave

phrase

  • At a very successful point.

    ‘his career is on the crest of a wave at present’
    • ‘I just wish I could have had them after we had won at Manchester United last October because it is easier to bring in players when you are on the crest of a wave.’
    • ‘The lads have been on the crest of a wave but we've got some tough games coming up at Manchester United and Aston Villa.’
    • ‘He could be starting his job on the crest of a wave after the European Championships.’
    • ‘He based everything on organisation and team work and at the time he left, we were on the crest of a wave.’
    • ‘They were on the crest of a wave and there was no pressure on them.’
    • ‘In my mind I'm on the crest of a wave and I'm enjoying every minute of it!’
    • ‘A south Lakeland company is on the crest of a wave after being named the best in its field by industry insiders.’
    • ‘It is no secret that the present administration came into office on the crest of a wave of popularity, much of it thanks to local press.’
    • ‘We are on the crest of a wave at the moment and these are very exciting times for growth in the region.’
    • ‘The appeal fund to buy a faster lifeboat for a seaside resort is on the crest of a wave after hitting the £20,000 mark.’
    • ‘I've been right down there, in the lower depths, almost going under; then I've ridden on the crest of a wave.’
    • ‘Romance is a wonderful thing and when you are in the early stages of a relationship it puts you on the crest of a wave.’
    • ‘Dig deep to help put these youngsters on the crest of a wave.’
    • ‘But, at this moment he's on the crest of a wave, and he's the one everyone wants.’
    • ‘They haven't scored many but they've had five clean sheets in six matches so they're on the crest of a wave at the moment.’
    • ‘Aspiring naval officers were on the crest of a wave when they were presented with a new canal cruiser.’
    • ‘What I said before the game is that although it is Premier versus First Division, they are really on the crest of a wave.’
    • ‘We are keen to re-bid our franchise while we are on the crest of a wave.’
    • ‘I was fortunate to begin on the crest of a wave, however, the industry has become much tougher.’
    • ‘I've known him for the best part of 20 years and he's seen me riding on the crest of a wave recently.’