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List of body parts idioms about sweat and their meanings

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There are 3 parts to each idioms the first part is what the idiom is, then an explanation of what it means and the last part is an example of how to use it in a sentence.

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Human body parts idioms about sweat

blood, sweat, and tears

- great personal effort

We put a lot of blood, sweat, and tears into fixing our old house.

break into a cold sweat (about something)

- to become nervous or frightened about something

I broke into a cold sweat when I went to tell my teacher about my mistake.

by the sweat of one's brow

- by one's hard work or effort

The restaurant owner built his business by the sweat of his brow.

sweat blood

- to be very anxious and tense about something

I began to sweat blood when I heard that some of our staff may be transferred to another city.

sweat it out

- to wait patiently until something bad or unpleasant ends

We had to sweat it out with no food while our car was being repaired.

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