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English definition of “sweat it out”

sweat it out

informal
to wait nervously for an unpleasant situation to end or improve: My exams finish next week, and then I'll be sweating it out for a month waiting for the results.Tolerating and enduringCoping and not copingDealing with things or people to do hard physical exercise: I like to sweat it out in the gym for a couple of hours every day.Exercising and training
(Definition of sweat it out from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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