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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!
This is the British English definition of nerve. View American English definition of nerve.
someone who studies the stars and planets using scientific equipment including telescopes
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