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April 20, 2012 by Angela Boothroyd

When two or more people hit it off, they like each other and quickly become good friends. Examples of use: 1. The girls met on holiday and hit it off immediately. 2. We didn’t hit it off when we first met, but we became good friends later. 3. My husband and I hit it off […]

April 20, 2010 by Angela

1. To settle down is to start living in a place where you plan stay for a long time, usually with a person that you love, and especially after having different partners or travelling a lot. Example of use: I worked in many different countries when I was younger, but I came back to the […]

February 1, 2010 by Angela

1. If you and a friend have argued, and then you make up, you become friends again and forgive each other. Examples of use: a) My dog and cat had a fight yesterday, but they’ve made up now. b) Christoff and Helene are always arguing, but they soon make up afterwards. c) Can’t you two […]

January 30, 2010 by Angela

1.To pair off is to start a romantic relationship. Examples of use: a) Eileen and Pete met while on the same cruise last summer, and paired off in the last week of their holiday. b) Everyone in our group started pairing off and I was left on my own. 2. To pair somebody off with […]