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Significado de “nerve” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "nerve" - Diccionario Inglés

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nervenoun

uk   /nɜːv/  us   /nɝːv/
  • nerve noun (BODY)

C2 [C] a ​group of ​long, ​thin fibres (= ​structures like ​threads) that ​carryinformation or ​instructions between the ​brain and other ​parts of the ​body: the ​optic nerve a ​spinal nerve nerve damage nerve ​fibres

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  • nerve noun (COURAGE)

C2 [U] the ​courage or ​confidencenecessary to do something ​difficult, ​unpleasant, or ​rude: It ​takes a lot of nerve to be a ​bombdisposalexpert. I ​wanted to ​ask her out, but I lost my nerve and couldn't go through with it. [+ to infinitive] I didn't have the nerve totell him what I really ​thought of his ​suggestion.
  • nerve noun (WORRY)

nerves [plural]
B2 worry or anxiety about something that is going to ​happen: I never ​suffer from nerves when I'm ​speaking in ​public. She was a ​bundle of nerves (= very ​nervous) before the ​audition. I always have a ​cigarette to calm/​steady my nerves (= make me less ​nervous) before I go on ​stage.
get on sb's nerves
B2 to ​annoy someone a lot: We really got on each other's nerves when we were ​living together. Please ​stop making that ​noise! It really gets on my nerves.
steady/strong nerves
B2 the ​ability to be ​calm in ​difficultsituations: You need a ​coolhead and ​steady nerves for this ​job.
  • nerve noun (RUDENESS)

C2 [S or U] the ​rudeness to do something that you ​know will ​upset other ​people: [+ to infinitive] She's late for ​work every ​day, but she still has the nerve tolecture me about ​punctuality. That man has some nerve! He's always ​blaming me for things that are his ​fault.UK also That man has such a nerve! She ​drove the ​car into a ​tree and then told me it was my ​fault for not ​concentrating, of all the nerve!

nerveverb

uk   /nɜːv/  us   /nɝːv/
(Definition of nerve from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "nerve" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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nervenoun

 us   /nɜrv/
  • nerve noun (BODY FIBER)

biology [C] a ​group of ​long, ​thinfibers in the ​body, esp. in the ​brain, which ​send and ​receivemessages that ​control how the ​bodyreacts to ​signals it ​receives, such as to ​changes in ​temperature or ​pressure against the ​skin
  • nerve noun (BRAVERY)

[U] bravery or ​confidencenecessary to do something ​difficult or ​unpleasant: It ​takes a lot of nerve to get up in ​front of a ​class when you’re not used to it.
[U] Nerve also ​means the ​ability to do something ​rude without ​caring about other people’s ​feelings: She has some nerve. I can't ​believe she had the nerve tocall me ​fat!
(Definition of nerve from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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