What is a nerve?

A nerve is a fibre inside the body that transmits impulses from the brain to different organs in the body. The plural is ‘nerves’.

idioms with the body part ‘nerve’

Let’s look at some popular body idioms that contain the word ‘nerve’.


I’ve added the meaning and an illustrated example too.

idiomatic expressions with body parts - nerves
nerve idioms list - bag of nerves meaning
common body idioms NERVE in English - get on one’s nerves meaning
common body idioms NERVE in English - have a nerve
common body idioms NERVE in English - hit a nerve meaning