We make friends when we become friendly with new people.
She made friends easily at her new school.
We became friends after meeting at a party.
Hit it off
When you hit it off with someone you have a good friendly relationship. It is used to describe meeting someone for the first time.
We hit it off straight away.
I went on a date with Frank’s brother last night but we didn’t hit it off. I don’t think we will go out again.
Get along/get on
You have a good relationship when you get along with someone.
Do you get on with her?
I get along with Hannah really well.
He doesn’t get on with his sister.
You click with someone you quickly become friendly with.
We just clicked immediately – we have so many things in common.