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    Have the nerve?

    "I know you are blowing smoke. You don't have the nerve."

    What does "you don't have the nerve" mean in this context?

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    Re: Have the nerve?

    You need to give us more of the context to get a full answer. Normally, "you don't have the nerve (to do something)" can mean that you are not brave enough, or that you are not cruel enough.
    I'm not a teacher of English, but I have spoken it for (almost) all of my life....

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