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Idiomatic Noun Phrases in English

Match the beginnings and endings of these noun phrases, then match each phrase to the meaning

1 Vocabulary: noun collocations (with "of")

Connect a noun with a phrase : Copy each noun and enter the noun against each phrase. Click each noun to look up in the dictionary
opinion     wisdom    rubbish    endearment     gold     truth     contradiction     concentration     the tongue     time     failure.
  1. a grain of
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  2. pearls of
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  3. a load of
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  4. a slip of
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  5. a difference of
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  6. a heart of
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  7. a lapse of
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  8. a term of
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  9. the price of
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  10. (without) fear of
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  11. a question of
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2 - Do you know what they mean ?

Finish each sentence to show that you understand the meaning.
  1. Be very kind. He has a
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  2. A small amount of truth. A grain of
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  3. The consequence of not succeeding. The price of
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  4. A slight disagreement. A difference of
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  5. When it is necessary to wait for something. It's a question of
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  6. Something you say when you mean to say something else. A slip of the
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  7. A way you address someone you love A term of
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  8. Sure that no one else will say you are wrong. Without fear of
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  9. A short time when someone is careless or forgetful. A lapse of
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  10. To say something is complete nonsense or stupid (spoken informal) A load of
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  11. Wise remarks (often used jokingly to mean slightly stupid remarks) . Pearls of
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