High

to the nines

Meaning: to perfection

Example: The masked ball was excellent. You should have seen the costumes. Everyone was dressed to the nines. Read on

ride high

Meaning: when someone is very successful

Example: Our team won four college tournaments in a row this year! Why wouldn't the team be riding high! Read on

high roller

Meaning: a wealthy person or company who spends their money in a risky way, often by making risky investments that can offer large rewards

Example: I would never invest money in their company. They are high rollers and I cannot afford that kind of risk. Read on

high up

Meaning: to have an important standing in society

Example: With the way he barked orders at the workers, everyone got the impression that he is high up in the company. Read on

high time

Meaning: to refer to something that is already overdue but must be started immediately

Example: After months of being unemployed, it's high time Paul starts a business of his own rather than keep waiting for paid employment. Read on

come hell or high water

Meaning: come what may

Example: I want to complete this report by today, come hell or high water. Read on

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get to the bottom

Meaning: to find out the truth relating to a situation

Example: The murderer will not get away with it, the news anchor said. She assured the audiences that the police will get to the bottom of it all. Read on

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