Listen and match to the phrases above. Fill tjhe gap with the phrase number
from the list above
- a grain of truth
There was more than a grain of truth
in what he'd said.
- pearls of wisdom
Thankyou for those pearls of wisdom.
You have given me a lot to think about
- a load of rubbish
Who said they were cheaper -
what a load of rubbish!
- slip of the tongue
I called her new boyfriend by her previous boyfriend's name
- it was just a slip of the tongue.
- difference of opinion
They had a difference of opinion
about/over their child's education.
- a heart of gold
She really has a heart of gold. Every time I need help, she is there.
- a lapse of concentration
Sitting on the computer for hours often causes a lapse of concentration.
- a term of endearment
Be careful when you want to address strangers in a nice way
that you don't say to them "my dear friend", because this
is a term of endearment.
- the price of failure
We all pay the price for failure of our health care system
- (without) fear of contradiction
I think I can say, without fear of contradiction,
that tonight has been a real success.
- a question of time
It's only a question of time till I can master English collocations.