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hit it off
To form an immediate, positive connection with someone. I just knew you and Haley would hit it off—you two have so much in common. I'm so glad that you hit it off with my father. He isn't always the easiest person to get to know.
hit it off (with someone)
Fig. to quickly become good friends with someone. Look how John hit it off with Mary. Yes, they really hit it off.
hit it off
Get along well together, as in I was so glad that our parents hit it off. In the 17th century this phrase was put simply as hit it, the adverb off being added only in the mid-1800s.
hit it offSPOKEN
COMMON If two people hit it off when they first meet, they like each other and get on well together. Bill and Andrea seemed to hit it off last night. I had to leave — I didn't really hit it off with the new manager.
hit it off withfeel a liking for; be friendly with. informal
hit it ˈoff (with somebody)(informal) quickly form or have a good relationship with somebody: I met a girl at the party, and we hit it off straight away.
hit it offInformal
To get along well together.