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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “nerve”

nerve

verb
 
 
/nɜːv/ US  /nɝːv/
nerve yourself UK to make yourself brave enough to do something
鼓足勇气
[+ to infinitive] It took her several months before she eventually nerved herself (up) to invite him to her house.
她过了好几个月才终于鼓足勇气邀请他去自己家。
Brave and courageous
(Definition of nerve verb from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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