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nerve

noun
 
 
/nɜːv/
PART OF THE BODY [C] one of the threads in your body which carry messages between your brain and other parts of the body
sinir, asap
the optic nerve nerve cells/endings Substances and structures in the bodyThe brain and nervous system
BEING BRAVE [no plural] the quality of being brave
cesaret, yüreklilik
[+ to do sth] I haven't got the nerve to tell him I'm leaving. He lost his nerve and couldn't go through with it.Bravery
RUDENESS [no plural] the rudeness necessary to do something you know will upset someone
cüret; ...acak/ecek kadar yüzsüzlük/utanmazlık/arsızlık
You've got a nerve, coming here! [+ to do sth] I can't believe she had the nerve to talk to me after what happened.Rude and cheekyRelating to sex and sexual desire
(Definition of nerve from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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