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Hit it Off

Why do we say two peo­ple who get on well to­gether “hit it off”?

To “hit it off” orig­i­nally meant to “strike the scent” – as in hunt­ing. So, two peo­ple who find they have some­thing in com­mon “hit the scent” – and are off!

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