Meaning of “sweat it out” in the English Dictionary

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"sweat it out" in British English

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sweat it out

informal

to wait nervously for an unpleasant situation to end or improve:

I had the blood test last Tuesday, and I've been sweating it out ever since, waiting for the results.

to do hard physical exercise:

I like to sweat it out in the gym for a couple of hours every day.

(Definition of “sweat it out” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)