nervioso

 
nervioso
adjective
1. (anxious) 
a. nervous (temporarily) 
Estaba tan nervioso por el examen que temblaba y todo.I was so nervous for the test that I was even shaking.
b. high-strung (personality trait) (United States) 
Mi jefe es una persona nerviosa que siempre va acelerada. My boss is a high-strung person who is always in a rush.
c. highly strung (personality trait) (United Kingdom) 
El yoga puede tener un efecto positivo en la gente muy nerviosa.Yoga can have a positive effect on highly strung people.
2. (anatomy) 
a. nervous 
El sistema nervioso es una red de tejidos altamente especializada.The nervous system is a highly specialized network of tissues.
b. nerve 
Las terminaciones nerviosas envían la información al cerebro a través de la médula espinal.Nerve endings send the information to the brain through the spinal cord.
nervioso
adjective
1. (anatomy) 
a. nervous 
centro/tejido nerviosonerve center/tissue
2. (inquieto) 
a. nervous 
ponerse nerviosoto get nervous
3. (muy activo) 
a. highly strung (United Kingdom) 
b. high-strung (United States) 
4. (irritado) 
a. worked-up, uptight 
poner nervioso a alguiento get on somebody's nerves
ponerse nerviosoto get uptight o worked up
nervioso
adjective
1 (Anatomía) nerve; nervous
centro nervioso nerve centre; crisis nerviosa nervous breakdown; depresión nerviosa nervous depression; sistema nervioso nervous system; ataque nervioso (attack of) hysterics
2 (excitable)
ser nervioso to be highly strung; be nervous; es un niño muy nervioso he's a very highly strung o nervous child; los foxterriers son muy nerviosos fox terriers are very highly strung
3 (intranquilo)
estar nervioso to be nervous; está nerviosa porque tiene un examen she's nervous because she has an exam; está muy nervioso porque aún no han llegado he's very anxious because they haven't arrived yet; esperaban nerviosos los resultados they waited nervously to hear the results; los caballos estaban nerviosos antes de la tormenta the horses were restless before the storm; poner nervioso a algn to make sb nervous; ponerse nervioso to get nervous; me pongo muy nerviosa en las entrevistas I get very nervous in interviews; ¡no te pongas nervioso! keep cool! (familiar)
Phrases with "nervioso"
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ponerse nervioso
to get nervous
estar nervioso
to be nervous
me estas poniendo nervioso
you're making me nervous
estoy nervioso
I'm nervous
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