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get on like a house on fire

Of two or more people, to enjoy one another's company very much from the start and become good friends at once. (Used when people are meeting for the first time.) I can't wait for you to meet Mark, I just know the two of you will get on like a house on fire! I was worried about my university friends meeting my new girlfriend, but everyone got on like a house on fire.
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get on like a house on fire

If two people get on like a house on fire, they quickly become close friends. I went over and struck up a conversation, and we got on like a house on fire. When I introduced Nicky to my old school friend Alex, the pair of them got on like a house on fire. Note: This expression uses the image of an old wooden house burning suddenly and strongly.
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get on (or along) like a house on fire

have a very good and friendly relationship.
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get on like a ˈhouse on fire

(British English) (American English get along like a ˈhouse on fire) (informal) quickly develop a very friendly relationship with somebody: I was worried about introducing my boyfriend to my parents, but they got on like a house on fire.
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