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Idioms

hit it off

This page is about the idiom hit it off

Meaning

If you meet someone for the first time and the two of you hit it off, you get along really well and have a great time together.

For example

  • Brad and Angelina hit it off the first time they met, and they've been together ever since.

  • I met a guy at Alan's wedding and we hit it off straight away. We talked and laughed together all night.

Quick Quiz

I was at the pub last night and I met this girl and we really hit it off so

a. I never want to see her again

b. I can't wait to see her again

c. we had to go to a hospital

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Contributor: Matt Errey