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An example use of nerve in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… people and he has the nerve to come out …”
Nerve is a part of the body that carries impulses from the brain to the rest of the body.
the word nerve occurs in english on average 9.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.