Translation of nerve in Spanish:
- 1 countable (Anatomy, Botany) to strain every nervehacer un gran esfuerzo or un esfuerzo sobrehumanoto touch a (raw) nervemeter or poner el dedo en la llaga(before noun) (fiber/ending)nerve specialist
nerviosoespecialista (masculine or feminine) de los nerviosExample sentences
- Once you're infected, the virus spreads from your muscle to your peripheral nerves to your spinal cord and brain.
- The axons of both classes of interneuron enter the brain via the ocellar nerve, which also carries the axons of efferent neurons.
- The sciatic nerve is the largest nerve in the body.
- 2also: nerves plural2.1 (emotional constitution)nervios (masculine plural)it has ruined my nervesme ha destrozado los nerviostheir nerves were on edgetenían los nervios de puntato have nerves of steel a war of nervesuna guerra de nerviosto get on somebody's nerves [colloquial]ponerle los nervios de punta a alguiento live on one's nerves
crisparle los nervios a alguien
sacar a alguien de quicioestar en permanente estado de tensiónExample sentences2.2 (anxiety)
nervios (masculine plural)I had terrible nerves on the first night
- So at this precise moment where others would lose their nerve, bottle and audience, he did what separates mere amateurs from The Greats like himself.
- While the 34-year-old golf unknown kept his nerve on a tough final day at Rochester, the shakers and movers of world golf crumbled behind him.
- But it's so easy to lose your nerve and your voice to the people who are shouting the loudest, even if you know in your heart what they are shouting is garbage.
nerviosismo (masculine)la noche del estreno pasé unos nervios tremendosthe stock market is suffering from nerveshay cierto nerviosismo en la BolsaI'm all nerves before an examantes de un examen me pongo nerviosísimaa sudden fit of nervesun ataque de nerviosto be a bag o bundle of nervesExample sentences
- I don't normally get stage fright or nerves before a performance but today I'm like a child on Christmas Eve.
- First-night nerves aside, what she fears most is being left alone… without her Tim.
- He was visibly, rather endearingly, anxious, shaking with nerves at some points; she kept erupting into fits of maniacal chuckles at some secret joke.
- 3 3.1 uncountable (resolve) to lose/keep/regain one's nerveperder/mantener/recuperar el valorthe race is a test of nervela carrera es una prueba de aguante or resistenciait takes some nerve to do ithay que tener valor para hacerlohay que tener coraje para hacerlohay que tener agallas para hacerlo [colloquial]3.2 (effrontery) [colloquial] (no plural)frescura (feminine) [colloquial]cara (feminine) [colloquial]you've/he's got a nerve!¡qué frescura or cara tienes/tiene!to have the nerve to +
infinitivetener la frescura or la cara de +she had the nerve to ask me for it infinitive[colloquial]tuvo la frescura or la cara de pedírmelo [colloquial]what a nerve!, of all the nerve!¡qué frescura or cara! [colloquial]Example sentences
- He, that horrible horrible man, had the nerve to nuzzle her neck!
- Someone even had the nerve to ask me why I did what I did that morning, suggesting there was something odd or wrong in my daringly unconventional and intensely original appearance.
- I haven't had the nerve to tell her I'm also crushing on him.
- to nerve oneself
forsomethingarmarse de valorI nerved myself to face the boss paraalgome armé de valor para enfrentarme al jefeExample sentences
- She developed a particular interest in helping to update the Internet pages and she seemed to be nerving herself to buy her first computer so that she could get on the Internet at home.
- I concentrated on an image of Autumn's exquisite, frightened visage, nerving myself.
- They flinch at the sound of that laugh, but they keep edging forward, nerving themselves for the final rush.
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