Meaning of “get on like a house on fire” in the English Dictionary

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"get on like a house on fire" in British English

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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.

(Definition of “get on like a house on fire” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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