sitting\ on\ high\ cotton

• 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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  • on high cotton — See: ON TOP OF THE WORLD also SITTING ON HIGH COTTON …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • on high cotton — See: ON TOP OF THE WORLD also SITTING ON HIGH COTTON …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • on\ high\ cotton — See: on top of the world also sitting on high cotton …   Словарь американских идиом

  • sitting\ on\ top\ of\ the\ world — • 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… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • high — See: COME HELL OR HIGH WATER, FLYING HIGH, GO THROUGH HELL AND HIGH WATER, HELL AND HIGH WATER, HIT THE HIGH SPOTS, LIVE HIGH OFF THE HOG or EAT HIGH ON THE HOG, OFF ONE S HIGH HORSE, ON TOP OF THE WORLD or SITTING ON TOP OF THE WORLD also… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • high — See: come hell or high water, flying high, go through hell and high water, hell and high water, hit the high spots, live high off the hog or eat high on the hog, off one s high horse, on top of the world or sitting on top of the world also… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • cotton — See: ON TOP OF THE WORLD also SITTING ON HIGH COTTON …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • cotton — See: ON TOP OF THE WORLD also SITTING ON HIGH COTTON …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • cotton — See: on top of the world also sitting on high cotton …   Словарь американских идиом

  • on\ top\ of\ the\ world — • 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… …   Словарь американских идиом

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