So at this precise moment where others would lose their nerve , bottle and audience, he did what separates mere amateurs from The Greats like himself.
I'm glad someone had the nerve to write what they really think.
‘She had the nerve to lecture me about morals on the programme and now look at her,’ she said.
He says he chose Shakespeare's earliest comedy because ‘you slightly lose your nerve with Shakespeare’ in such a hiatus.
But he kept his nerve , geed up the bus system and forced it through at a time when he was politically vulnerable before the mayoral elections.
the army's commanders were beginning to lose their nerve
Three years back, I wouldn't have had the nerve to kneel down in public and feed a stray cat by myself, while people edged around me.
All sights, all things which are Lhasa's own beauty and peculiarity, would have to be seen by the lone woman explorer who had had the nerve to come to them from afar, the first of her sex.
People lose their nerve in the middle of a sentence and walk off muttering, they sit and brood by themselves, and best yet, all the time, people are getting stupid drunk.
We just have to nerve ourselves up, overcome the surprising yet overwhelming craving for some beta-blockers and a Marlboro Red, and do the best we can.