House On Fire Lyrics. Waiting for the day we're in love again And looking for a smile you've lost Stolen for a moment, you can't survive By holding on to someone good (to make it right). Taking all the memories to watch them back You used to be so friendly then I could never say that I don't need you Alone no matter what I do. We get on like a house on fire (We get on like a house on fire). You say it just for fun I say whatever I can see You call me just to tell me that you're gone I'm living off poison you put down. We get on like a house on fire (We get on like.
If two people get on like a house on fire, they like each other very much and become friends very quickly: I was worried that they wouldn't like each other but in fact they're getting on like a house on fire. Thesaurus: synonyms and related words. Translations of get on like a house on fire. in Chinese (Traditional). in Chinese (Simplified).
If two people get on like a house on fire, they quickly become close friends. I went over and struck up a conversation, and we got on like a house on fire. When I introduced Nicky to my old school friend Alex, the pair of them got on like a house on fire. Note: This expression uses the image of an old wooden house burning suddenly and strongly. have a very good and friendly relationship.
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The OED's oldest citation is also from A History of New York: "At it they went like five hundred houses on fire". However, it seems to me that the quotation above has a different meaning and is not germane to the modern expression. On the other hand, I think the Carlyle is spot on.
I don't like to wait too long, to wait too long, wait too long Bring it on and bring it strong, bring it baby. I feel the pain and it feels good, I know it would Your heart burns slow, I feel the pain and I cry out, I cry out. I need you, I need you. Babe, I want to drink you in Like oxygen, like oxygen Baby, I'm a house on fire And I wanna keep burning I'm going on up in flames And you're to blame Yeah, you're to blame Baby, I'm a house on fire And I wanna keep burning.