nervous

Listen:
UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈnɜːrvəs/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈnɝvəs/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(nûrvəs)

WordReference English Collocations © 2020

nervous

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. am too nervous to [sleep, eat, stop]
  2. am nervous to [go, begin, try]
  3. am nervous about the [meeting, performance, day]
  4. am nervous that [I will fail, you will forget]
  5. am nervous because
  6. am a nervous wreck [today, lately]
  7. am nervous but excited
  8. I was already (feeling) nervous!
  9. [the wait is, you're] making me nervous
  10. get (very) nervous when
  11. always get nervous before [a performance, a race, I go on stage]
  12. there is nothing to be nervous about
  13. there is no need to be nervous
  14. sounds (like he is) very nervous
  15. the [wait, delay] is making me nervous!
  16. a nervous [crowd, audience]
  17. [release, full of] nervous [tension, energy]
  18. waiting with nervous [expectation, anticipation]
  19. had a nervous breakdown
  20. has a nervous disorder
  21. affects the (central, peripheral) nervous system
  22. a nervous [affliction, condition, disease, tic, tremor]
  23. [viewers, those, someone] of a nervous disposition
'nervous' also found in these entries:
Advertisements
Advertisements

Report an inappropriate ad.