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English definition of “ride a wave of something”

ride a wave of something

(also ride the wave of something)
to be helped by being connected to something attractive or interesting: The president was riding a wave of good feeling about the economy, but it didn't last long.
(Definition of ride a wave of something from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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