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A pinched nerve is causing her a lot of pain.
There's nothing really wrong with her, it's just nerves.
A case of nerves won't stop me from performing tonight.
He asked for a drink to calm his nerves before heading out to the plane.
It took a lot of nerve for him to ask her out.
After months of agonizing, she finally found the nerve to tell him he was wrong.
Suddenly I lost my nerve and I couldn't move.
You've got a lot of nerve, calling me at this time of night.
She had the nerve to call me a liar after everything I've done for her.
The nerve of him, asking me for money!
His comment seemed to strike a raw nerve.
His constant humming is really beginning to get on my nerves.
This is the British English definition of nerve. View American English definition of nerve.