strike sparks off each other


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strike sparks off each other

To prompt or inspire intense, exciting, or creative energy and ideas while working on something together. While the writing is mediocre at best, the film is saved by the two lead performances, who strike sparks off each other in every scene they share. We had a lot of talent in the room, but we just didn't strike any sparks off each other, so we scrapped the writing project for the time being.
See also: each, off, other, Sparks, strike
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strike sparks off each other

mainly BRITISH
If people who are trying to achieve something together strike sparks off each other, they react to each other in a very exciting or creative way. They have that creative partnership where they just strike sparks off each other.
See also: each, off, other, Sparks, strike
Collins COBUILD Idioms Dictionary, 3rd ed. © HarperCollins Publishers 2012

strike sparks off each other (or one another)

(of two or more people) creatively inspire each other while working on something.
See also: each, off, other, Sparks, strike
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