Translation of nerve in Spanish:
- 1 countable (Anatomy, Botany) to strain every nerveto touch a (raw) nervehacer un gran esfuerzo or un esfuerzo sobrehumanometer or poner el dedo en la llaga(before noun) (fiber/ending)nerve specialistespecialista (masculine and 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)it has ruined my nervesnervios (masculine plural)their nerves were on edgeme ha destrozado los nerviosto have nerves of steel a war of nervestenían los nervios de puntato get on somebody's nerves [colloquial]una guerra de nerviosto live on one's nervesponerle los nervios de punta a alguiencrisparle los nervios a alguiensacar a alguien de quicio2.2 (anxiety)estar en permanente estado de tensiónI had terrible nerves on the first nightnervios (masculine plural)the stock market is suffering from nervesla noche del estreno pasé unos nervios tremendosI'm all nerves before an examhay cierto nerviosismo en la Bolsaa sudden fit of nervesantes de un examen me pongo nerviosísimato be a bag o bundle of nervesun ataque de nerviosExample 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.
- 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.
- 3 3.1 uncountable (resolve) to lose/keep/regain one's nervethe race is a test of nerveperder/mantener/recuperar el valorit takes some nerve to do itla carrera es una prueba de aguante or resistencia3.2 (effrontery) [colloquial] (no plural) you've/he's got a nerve!hay que tener valor or coraje or [colloquial] agallas para hacerloto have the nerve to +¡qué frescura or cara tienes/tiene!
infinitiveshe had the nerve to ask me for ittener la frescura or la cara de + infinitive[colloquial]what a nerve!, of all the nerve!tuvo la frescura or la cara de pedírmelo [colloquial]¡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
forsomethingI nerved myself to face the bossarmarse de valor 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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