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How often is the expression “get on well” used? Is there any difference with “get along”?

I have been talking with a person from US and when I said something like this: They do not get on well with others She didn´t understand me at first, but later she said that was a funny sentence ...
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is it right expression?

during Notting hill movie script. Anna : it was nice to meet you William : and you I do not understand the meaning behind the expression 'and you' is it right expression? or it does use only ...
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Is this sentence correct? “”although, that response was different in my expectation" [closed]

When I received some idea from A person, I'd like to say like this "although, that response was different in my expectation". But I'm not sure about this is correct or not.
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An American equivalent for “to do the dirty on someone”?

To do the dirty on someone means, in Australian and British English, to behave unfairly or very badly towards someone, often without them knowing. And then he did the dirty on her and went and had ...
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How to ask for the meaning of a word or phrase?

I'd like to ask about the meaning of something, but I'm confused between these two sentences: What is the meaning about "~~~~"? what does it mean "~~~"? Can I use both expressions when I ...
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What does “educated at university” mean, exactly?

"Educated at university" seems to be a British English expression. I wonder does it necessarily mean that someone "educated at university" or "educated at Oxford University" (for example)... (a) ...