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English definition of “get on like a house on fire”

get on like a house on fire

informal
If two people get on like a house on fire, they like each other very much and become friends very quickly: I was worried that they wouldn't like each other but in fact they're getting on like a house on fire.LikingBeing, becoming friends and getting to know someone Grammar:House or home?We use the noun house to refer to a building:See more
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