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I was going to ask if you had nerves about opening on Broadway without a marquee name.Nigel Lythgoe on How to Save Reality TV, ‘On the Town,’ and ‘Brokeback Ballroom’|Kevin Fallon|October 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It took a special, meticulous kind of person to accomplish the undertaking, someone with brains, patience, and nerves of steel.
So I was more wrought with nerves about that than almost anything in that number.Oscars Host Neil Patrick Harris on His Best and Worst Emcee Moments (VIDEO)|Neil Patrick Harris|October 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The thought of wearing shorts and swimsuits preyed on her nerves.‘All About That Bass’ Singer Meghan Trainor On Haters and Her Polarizing (and Unlikely) No. 1 Hit|Marlow Stern|October 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Not surprisingly, this laid-back ball of nerves is also both intensely rational and explosively emotional.
Marie's nerves had given way, and she lay in a chair sobbing with weakness.Menotah|Ernest G. Henham
Are your cares as a guardian wearing on your nerves, and bringing a need of stimulants?That Girl Montana|Marah Ellis Ryan
The easy and (as we then thought) the rapid rate of traveling had its invigorating effect on her nerves.The Two Destinies|Wilkie Collins
I am afraid there may be an explosion; and you know my nerves can't stand much of a shock.Macleod of Dare|William Black
In poisonous doses it depresses the circulation and the nerves generally, but it causes no stupor or insensibility.The Action of Medicines in the System|Frederick William Headland