strain every nerve Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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strain every nerve

to make the ​greatestpossibleeffort: She's ​straining every ​nerve to get the ​workfinished on ​time.
(Definition of strain every nerve from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “strain every nerve”
in Chinese (Simplified) 竭尽全力…
in Chinese (Traditional) 竭盡全力…