Translation of nervous in Spanish:
- 1 (apprehensive, tense) nervioso to feel/get nervous estar*/ponerse* nervioso she gets terribly nervous se pone nerviosísimato be nervous
aboutsth/ -ingthere's nothing to be nervous about no tienes por qué ponerte nervioso I was nervous about making a mistake tenía miedo de equivocarme she's nervous of traffic since the accident desde el accidente le tiene miedo al tráfico to make sb nervous poner* nervioso a algn those of a nervous disposition las personas nerviosasExample sentences
- We were pretty stressed and nervous about taking Arthur after the horrible accident of last weekend.
- The days are gone when I am going to get nervous about games or worry about whether or not I play well.
- I was, as ever, tense and nervous about the whole thing but I found it quite interesting and nicely handled.
- 2 [system/tissue/tension] nervioso a nervous complaint un problema nervioso she's a nervous wreck [colloquial/familiar] es un manojo de nervios (temporary state) está que se muere de nervios, está muy mal de los nervios nervous collapse colapso (masculine) nervioso nervous exhaustion agotamiento (masculine) nerviosoExample sentences
- It is an excited nervous feeling though, full of expectation and anticipation.
- The thought of his blind date gives him a rush of anticipatory nervous excitement.
- I commented on this and was told the rashes were a nervous reaction to low-flying jets and explosions.
- One might imagine that nervous tissue consists of nerve cells and very little else.
- Too ill to work and plagued by nervous disorders, these victims have almost given up on life.
- He also said the woman's case history files showed she had been treated for nervous disorders.
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