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Be very successful; prosper.‘that young man is the sort to fly high’
- ‘A young pigeon fancier is flying high after his new hobby saw him racing ahead of the competition.’
- ‘The prime minister was flying high in the middle of last year.’
- ‘But she is a very happy woman today, seeing her daughter flying high.’
- ‘Emmerdale has been flying high in the TV ratings recently, attracting an audience of almost ten million.’
- ‘Five air cadets are flying high after winning Duke of Edinburgh Gold Awards.’
- ‘The small club have been flying high in the top division.’
- ‘As part of its platinum jubilee celebrations, it has planned a series of programmes that would keep the art of India flying high.’
- ‘Pubs, restaurants and shops at Middlebrook and the rest of the town thrives when the club is flying high.’
- ‘While Brandon's career is flying high, Courtney insists the action star hasn't changed at all.’
- ‘Tourism was flying high this August Bank Holiday weekend, a year after the foot and mouth crisis threatened a serious dent in the area's economy.’
- ‘It all means the economy, so long flying high in the clouds, is set for a crash landing, albeit after the next election.’
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