on top of the world
phrasal in a position of eminent success, happiness, or fame

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • 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

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