B: Now, are you sure you don’t want to bring Goldie? Since we have the car and the pet-friendly hotel, we might as well just take both of them. She might be lonely at home.
A: She’s a home dog, and my friend will stop by twice a day to feed her and take her out for a walk. They get on like a house on fire. She’ll have a blast.
B: It’s just a shame she won’t get to see the sites we’ll be visiting.
Photo: Paul Cooper, Taipei Times 照片：台北時報古德謙
A: She has a habit of running off the minute you take your eyes off her. If she gets lost miles from home, I’m worried we’ll never find her again.
B: Have you thought about putting a bell around her neck? Or a flashing light for when it is dark?
A: We’ll take Cocoa. He’ll love visiting the different sites, and he’ll be as good as gold. Goldie, however, stays at home. My decision is final.
（Paul Cooper, Taipei Times／台北時報林俐凱譯）
“get on like a house on fire”
A house burns very quickly. When people “get on like a house on fire” it means they very quickly become friends. I know, it’s weird.
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