get along like a house on fire

get along like a house on fire
get on like a ˈhouse on fire idiom
(BrE) (NAmE get along like a ˈhouse on fire) (informal) (of people) to become friends quickly and have a very friendly relationship
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  • get on like a house on fire — phrase to become good friends very quickly and have a lot to talk to each other about It was hard at first but now we get on like a house on fire. Thesaurus: to start a friendshipsynonym Main entry: house * * * get on like a ˈhouse on fire idiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • get on (or along) like a house on fire — informal have a very good and friendly relationship. → house …   English new terms dictionary

  • house — house1 [ haus ] (plural houses [ hauzəz ] ) noun *** ▸ 1 building for living in ▸ 2 company/organization ▸ 3 restaurant/hotel etc. ▸ 4 area for audience ▸ 5 type of music ▸ 6 used in building names ▸ 7 old important family ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) count… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • house — house1 W1S1 [haus] n plural houses [ˈhauzız] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(where someone lives)¦ 2¦(building)¦ 3¦(government)¦ 4¦(company)¦ 5¦(theatre)¦ 6 in house 7 put/set/get your (own) house in order 8 bring the house down …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • get — [c]/gɛt / (say get) verb (got, got or, Chiefly US, gotten, Archaic, gat, getting) –verb (t) 1. to obtain, gain, or acquire by any means: to get favour by service; get a good price. 2. to fetch or bring: I w …  

  • house — noun haʊs (plural houses haʊzɪz) 1》 a building for human habitation.     ↘chiefly Scottish a dwelling that is one of several in a building.     ↘a building in which animals live or in which things are kept. 2》 a building in which people meet for… …   English new terms dictionary

  • fire — I [[t]fa͟ɪ͟ə(r)[/t]] BURNING, HEAT, OR ENTHUSIASM ♦♦ fires, firing, fired (Please look at category 18 to see if the expression you are looking for is shown under another headword.) 1) N UNCOUNT Fire is the hot, bright flames produced by things… …   English dictionary

  • get — [ get ] (past tense got [ gat ] ; past participle gotten [ gatn ] ) verb *** ▸ 1 obtain/receive ▸ 2 become/start to be ▸ 3 do something/have something done ▸ 4 move to/from ▸ 5 progress in activity ▸ 6 fit/put something in a place ▸ 7 understand… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • House Baratheon — is a fictional family from George R. R. Martin s A Song of Ice and Fire . It is the principal house in the Stormlands, to whom the lesser storm lords are sworn. Its seat is Storm s End. Its sigil is a crowned black stag on a field of gold, and… …   Wikipedia

  • get */*/*/ — UK [ɡet] / US verb Word forms get : present tense I/you/we/they get he/she/it gets present participle getting past tense got UK [ɡɒt] / US [ɡɑt] past participle got 1) [transitive, never passive] to obtain, receive, or be given something Ross s… …   English dictionary

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