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Meaning of “sweat it out” in the English Dictionary

"sweat it out" in British English

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sweat it out

informal to ​waitnervously for an ​unpleasantsituation to end or ​improve: I had the ​bloodtest last ​Tuesday, and I've been ​sweating it out ​ever since, ​waiting for the ​results. to do hard ​physicalexercise: 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)
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