Nerve in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Nerve

(transitive) To give courage. | (transitive) To give strength. | A bundle of neurons with their connective tissue sheaths, blood vessels and lymphatics.

Short Example Sentences for Nerve

  • 1. Then he had the nerve to ask her to marry him. 🔊
  • 2. Every nerve in her body was at a tension. 🔊
  • 3. The auditory nerve is anesthetic. 🔊
  • 4. All it needs is more nerve supply. 🔊
  • 5. Lack of victuals shook his nerve and made him timid. 🔊
  • 6. Deane felt every nerve of his body at rest. 🔊
  • 7. The local atmosphere was overcharged, nerve racked. 🔊
  • 8. A little ingenuity, a little nerve and recklessness. 🔊
  • 9. Invoke the mother Kali; nerve your arm with valour. 🔊
  • 10. Both these generals were straining every nerve to outstrip each other. 🔊
  • 11. Every nerve in her body leapt for joy when she saw the bottle. 🔊
  • 12. He was a splendid physical machine of brawn and sinew and nerve and muscle. 🔊
  • 13. It takes nerve to penetrate the enemy's camp. 🔊
  • 14. Every limb was at rest, every nerve seemed lulled into quiescence. 🔊
  • 15. It took nerve to beard us that way, when one comes to think it over. 🔊
  • 16. A wager like ours takes nerve to make, but a bigger nerve to carry through. 🔊
  • 17. I don't believe I have nerve enough to be a spy. 🔊
  • 18. Well, I like your nerve to come here with that kind of wabble. 🔊

How to use Nerve in Sentences?

  • 1. She bore the grisly business of having her head sewn up with the nerve of a martyr. 🔊
  • 2. If this sort of thing were to go on she felt that it would break her nerve entirely. 🔊
  • 3. His detestation of the race increased, while yet every nerve was alert to miss no chance. 🔊
  • 4. Thus for nearly five minutes he lay inert, but every nerve on the keenest edge. 🔊
  • 5. I always thought you had about as much nerve as an oyster, but I take it all back. 🔊
  • 6. Deane, for the first time, possibly, in his life, felt that his nerve had temporarily gone. 🔊
  • 7. Despite the accustomed nerve of a sailor for height and precarious clinging, he marvelled that he was able to do it in the broad light of day. 🔊
  • 8. I hadn't the nerve to stand there and tell her she'd never see her father again this side of the pearly gates. 🔊
  • 9. There was a sense of terror too in the thought that his nerve, the nerve on which he had counted so much, was going to fail him. 🔊
  • 10. By means of bone and nerve mechanism, the vibration of the diaphragm finally is made known to the brain and is interpretable therein. 🔊
  • 11. He had been taken on as a cowboy, and a cowboy he tried to be, though every nerve and muscle called a halt. 🔊
  • 12. And suddenly she thought, with a pang of joy, that no longer would she need to nerve herself for the cruel journey to the markets in the morning. 🔊
  • 13. In a moment she was on her feet again, staring in dismay at her hastily vacated nest, while every nerve in her body tingled with apprehension. 🔊
  • 14. At eighteen, with every nerve and organ in healthy cooeperation, appetite is not likely to fail, on trains or elsewhere. 🔊
  • 15. The airman took a fancy to Dave from the nerve and ability he showed in experimenting with a parachute garment, and hired him. 🔊
  • 16. McKinney admitted that his nerve had failed, and that he dared not knock, but he said that he had summoned courage enough to look in at the window. 🔊
  • 17. Then came a sharp pain in my breast as if a vein had burst or a nerve had been severed, and I knew not which way to turn to conceal my anguish. 🔊