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• sitting on top of the world
• on top of the world
• sitting on high cotton Southern
adj. phr. informal
Feeling pleased and happy; feeling successful.

John was on top of the world when he found out that he got into college.

When Ruth won first prize in the contest, she felt as though she was sitting on top of the world.

The girls were sitting on high cotton because their basketball team had won the trophy.

Compare: flying high, walk on air

Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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