Complete the proverbs and sayings using the appropriate words. The tiles in the right-hand column are sortable.
List of Idioms (Proverbs) 2
  • Accidents
  • Money doesn't
  • A friend in need
  • The end
  • Every why
  • Where there's life
  • Practice
  • Necessity is
  • A good beginning
  • It never rains
  • will happen
  • there's hope
  • has a wherefore
  • but it pours
  • justifies the means
  • the mother of invention
  • makes perfect
  • grow on trees
  • makes a good end
  • is a friend indeed
CORRECT!

Well done!

FCE Idioms (Proverbs) 12

1) Accidents will happen. It is impossible to completely prevent things from going wrong.
2) Money doesn't grow on trees. You should not waste money because it is not obtained easily.
3) A friend in need is a friend indeed. A true friend is a person who will help you when you really need help.
4) The end justifies the means. Morally wrong actions are sometimes necessary.
5) Every why has a wherefore. There is a reason for everything.
6) Where there's life there's hope. As long as you are alive, you should be hopeful.
7) Practice makes perfect. Doing something repeatedly is the only way to become good at it.
8) Necessity is the mother of invention. Difficult situations inspire ingenious solutions.
9) A good beginning makes a good end. If a task is carefully planned, there's a chance that it will be well done.
10) It never rains but it pours. When troubles come they come together.