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In a little while I had four assistants, and we got on famously.

To my surprise and joy, Martin and she have got on famously.

Formerly they were civil and kind, and we all got on famously together.

And he told me—not a week back—that we were going on famously!

It will be seen that the two young people were getting on famously.

He had been getting on famously of late; even Bob Donkin had admitted it.

Then I set them their lessons, and Mary or Peter heard them, and they got on famously.

“He and I get on famously notwithstanding,” said Will, with a laugh.

“That will do famously,” said Jerry, finishing the heap with a long piece of cactus.

You seemed to be getting on famously with her later in the evening.

WORD ORIGIN

1570s, from famous + -ly (2).

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