Definition of have nerves of steel in English:

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have nerves of steel

Not be easily upset or frightened.
Example sentences
  • You also have to have nerves of steel as you're followed about the shop floor by posses of devilishly stylish assistants who look as thought they could moonlight as supermodels; they have enough attitude to reduce the timid to tears.
  • Investors in companies involved in digital music technology need to have nerves of steel as share prices are notoriously volatile, according to analysts.
  • I have nerves of steel and the flinty-eyed steadiness of a hit man; in general, but particularly in corner shops in Peckham.
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