One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A successful point in an event or period of time.‘he wants to end his managerial career on a high note’
- ‘Certainly, Kluivert has not been hitting the high notes with Barcelona this season, and is subject to the supporters' derision.’
- ‘The team finished their season on a high note finishing third overall at the OUA championships in Sudbury last weekend.’
- ‘I'm looking forward to this last season, with the hope that the last will be the best, leaving on a high note.’
- ‘As the year wore on, however, retail prices began to come back down and consumers responded in kind, helping the industry to end the year on a high note.’
- ‘Though the event ended on a high note for the St Lucian camp, the event was hardly smooth sailing.’
- ‘Eleanore O'Gorman finished her season on a high note in a closely fought girls Under 18 competition.’
- ‘He says the day's events will end on a high note, with an after-party to be held in the campus marquee.’
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