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Meaning of “be flying high” in the English Dictionary

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be flying high

If a ​person or a ​company is ​flying high, they are very ​successful: The ​company was ​flying high as a ​maker of ​personalcomputers. US informal to be very ​excited or ​happy: When the ​winter Olympics came to Canada, the ​wholecountry was ​flying high.
(Definition of be flying high from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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