- В ЗЕНИТЕ чего lit
the resulting PrepP is usu. subj-compl with copula (subj: human or obj-compl with застать кого etc
obj: human)) at the moment or during a period when one enjoys maximum (fame, recognition), has maximum success (in one's career, life) etc
at the peak (of one's ( s.o. fc) fame etc)at the high (crowning) point (of one's ( s.o. *s) career etc) in the prime (at the zenith) (of one's ( s.o. fc) life etc).Агафья Матвеевна была в зените своей жизни она жила и чувствовала, что жила полно, как прежде никогда не жила... (Гончаров 1). Agafya Matveyevna was in the prime of her life. She lived feeling that her life was full as it had never been before (1a). Agafya Matveyevna was at the zenith of her existence: she lived feeling that her life had never been so full before... (1b).
Большой русско-английский фразеологический словарь. — М.: ACT-ПРЕСС КНИГА. С.И. Лубенская. 2004.