055 – Expression: Get on like a house on fire

Have you ever met someone and became instant friends? If you have you could say that you and that person got on like a house on fire.

That’s how I felt about my new friend Sarah so I had to invite her on the podcast to chat. She’s a Canadian English teacher from Toronto. You can find her and all of her amazing English tips for Brazilian students on Instagram.

In this episode, you’ll learn how to use this expression. You’ll also improve your pronunciation using connected speech in the listen and repeat section.

In This Episode:


  • Harmonious
  • Coworker
  • Awkward
  • Hump
  • Plateau
  • Analyze
  • Proven
  • Discouraged
  • Haystack
  • Regression
  • Immersion
  • Exhausted
  • Frustrating
  • In-laws
  • Attribute
  • Preacher
  • Struggles
  • Gals
  • Keurig
  • Curated
  • Barcode
  • stubborn


  • Get on like a house on fire
  • carrying a lot of weight
  • up your game
  • rainbows and butterflies
  • right up my alley
  • A one-off


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