On a roll: in the midst of a series of successes 正在連串成功或是勝利的時刻

Examples: 1) Don’t stop me now. I’m on a roll.

2) Once you get on a roll you feel as though you’re unbeatable.

(Reuters Business News, 6/29, 2017) Reuters poll: Global stock markets still on a roll, led by Europe, Asia  路透社調查顯示全球股市在歐洲和亞洲領導下,將持續上揚

Global stock market indexes are set for more gains by the end of this year, with notable optimism in the latest Reuters poll driven by an economic revival in Europe as well as bright prospects for much of Asia. 這項路透社的最新調查瀰漫樂觀氣氛,認為全球股市指數受到歐洲經濟復興以及大部分亞洲地區的光明前景激勵,今年底之前還會上漲.


(Washington Post, 10/21, 2017)

Chinese President Xi Jinping’s muscular foreign policy could become even more assertive following this month’s congress of the ruling Communist Party, where delegates will agree to support his policies and endorse his second five-year term as party secretary general, observers say.

“Xi’s on a roll,” said June Teufel Dreyer, professor of political science at the University of Miami. She predicted he would continue expanding China’s influence by gradually increasing pressure on other countries, a tactic seen in Beijing’s steady island-building efforts in the South China Sea, for instance.



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