on a roll

Meaning(s)

1. experiencing a period of success or good luck

Popularity

High

Professional

High

Social

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he/she is really on a roll at the moment

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 If you are on a roll you have momentum in what you are doing or experiencing a period of good luck or continued success. "I have been on a roll since working with this company I have finalised five big sales in the past three months." 

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  1. My football team has won every match so far this month. We're really on a roll!
  2. I am really on a roll with my fitness this month. I ran 12k today and I'm not even tired.

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  1. Anna has made six sales already this week and is clear out in front on the office sales chart. What a roll she's on at the moment!
  2. At the start of our brainstorming session, it took a while for the ideas to flow, but once we got on a roll, we managed to come up with some terrific concepts for the new product.

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