on top of
phrasal 1. a. in control of <
acted like a man on top of his job — Newsweek
>
b. informed about <
tried to keep on top of new developments
>
2. in sudden and unexpected proximity to <
the deadline was on top of them
>
3. in addition to

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • on top of — {prep}. 1. On the top of; standing or lying on; on. * /When the player on the other team dropped the ball, Bill fell on top of it./ * /That high hill has a tower on top of it./ 2. {informal} Very close to. * /The elevator was so crowded that… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • on top of — {prep}. 1. On the top of; standing or lying on; on. * /When the player on the other team dropped the ball, Bill fell on top of it./ * /That high hill has a tower on top of it./ 2. {informal} Very close to. * /The elevator was so crowded that… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • On Top of Old Smoky — is a traditional folk song and a well known ballad of the United States which, as recorded by The Weavers, reached the pop music charts in 1951. On top of Old Smoky, all covered with snow I lost my true lover, for courtin too slow... Old Smoky… …   Wikipedia

  • on top of the world — or[sitting on top of the world] also (Southern)[sitting on high cotton] {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… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • on top of the world — or[sitting on top of the world] also (Southern)[sitting on high cotton] {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… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • On Top of Our Game — Studio album by Dem Franchize Boyz Released February 7, 2006 (2006 02 07) …   Wikipedia

  • on top of the world — phrasal in a position of eminent success, happiness, or fame …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sitting on top of the world — See: ON TOP OF THE WORLD …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • sitting on top of the world — See: ON TOP OF THE WORLD …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Top of the World — may refer to:Music* Top of the World (album), an album by Lynn Anderson * Top of the World (The All American Rejects song) * Top of the World (Brandy song) * Top of the World (The Carpenters song), notably covered by Lynn Anderson * Top of the… …   Wikipedia

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