The company and the union are engaged in a 'war of nerves', with each side threatening the other.
Something she said to him must have 'hit/struck/touched a nerve'. I've never seen him so angry.
“After making the mess, he didn't even offer to help clean it up.” “What (a) 'nerve'!”
(..) There are no bears in San Francisco. I saw a really hairy guy. He looked like a bear. Oh. I'm so jumpy, my nerves are shocked. Ew. I don't wanna hear about your nerves. I'll tell you what it is. This move has been a bust. That's what I've been (..)2015 Inside Out