nervy


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Related to nervy: easy mark, unconquerable
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It would make the end of the game nervy with lots of pressure on us.
Smith's series took shape as a resolutely informal talkathon, pausing for live tapping and film footage, with dancers of different traditions, from Irish step dancer Josephine McNamara, gamine and nervy, to amiably improper Bostonian Dianne Walker.
First World War records that reveal how actor Sir Noel Coward was medically discharged from the Army because he was nervy and could not stand noise are to be preserved for good.
Both those sides did what they had to do at the weekend with AFC beating Seagoe 2-1 in a nervy affair while Valley went to Richhill and won 5-1.
Things did not go to plan for Murray at the start as he was twice broken to lose a nervy opening set, but he came through 4-6 6-1 6-4 and now meets 11th seed Nicolas Almagro.
It appeared to be enough but Chris Barker ensured a nervy final few minutes for the visitors when he headed Southend level on 88 minutes.
Spurs moved in to third place in the Barclays Premier League after returning to winning ways with a nervy 1-0 win over the Black Cats at White Hart Lane.
ALASTAIR COOK was thankful to Ravi Bopara for ensuring England scrambled a three-wicket win over India in a nervy chase at The Oval last night.
The defending champion had just taken a nervy first set on a tie-break on Court One when the heavens opened at 5.
Summary: Mick McCarthy saw his Wolves side chalk up their first win in eight games thanks to a nervy 2-1 victory over Bolton.
The Blues often dominated but also had some nervy moments and did not make the game safe until the dying minutes against a Northwich side containing a cluster of their former players.
TOMMY BOWE was man of the match as the Lions pulled off a nervy 26-23 victory over Western Province.