- n. 神经；勇气；敏感处；叶脉；厚脸皮
- v. 鼓起勇气
- （复）nerves: 神经紧张.
- [C]神经 fiber or bundle of fibers carrying impulses of sensation or of movement between the brain and all parts of the body
- [P]神经过敏,神经紧张 condition in which one is very nervous, irritable, worried, etc.; nervousness
- [U]勇气,胆量 boldness; courage
- [S]厚脸皮,放肆 impudence (used especially as in the expressions shown)
any bundle of nerve fibers running to various organs and tissues of the body
the courage to carry on;
"he kept fighting on pure spunk"
"you haven't got the heart for baseball"
"I couldn't believe her boldness"
"he had the effrontery to question my honesty"
get ready for something difficult or unpleasant
- A sensitive nerve in a tooth can cause great pain.
- You'll need plenty of nerve to sit beside him when he is driving.
- I hit a nerve when I mentioned her dead mother.
- Did he have the nerve to say that?
- I nerved myself to face my accusers.
- I strained every nerve in that experiment.
- Hoping to calm our nerves, we decided to spend the afternoon at the lake.
- My nerves are on edge.
- She has an attack of nerves.
- He used to be a man of nerve.
- He had the nerve to suggest that I was cheating.
- You have a nerve!
- get on sb's nerves
使某人心烦意乱irritate or annoy sb
- hit a nerve
触到伤心处refer to a subject that cause to pain, anger, etc.
- affect the nerves 影响神经
- get on sb's nerves 使某人心烦
- give the nerves 刺激神经
- have a cool nerve 头脑冷静
- have a lot of nerves 神经过敏,神经病发作
- keep nerve 沉着冷静
- regain nerve 恢复镇静
- strain every nerve 竭尽全力
- suffer from nerves 神经质,有神经病
- have iron nerves 坚强,有胆量
- have the nerve 有勇气
- lose〔require〕 nerve 失去〔需要〕勇气,不知所措
- nerves of iron 沉着果敢
Prosperity had relaxed the nerves of discipline.出自： Gibbon
He nerved their limbs With vigor ever new.出自： W. C. Bryant