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English definition of “sweat over sth”

sweat over sth

phrasal verb with sweat
 
 
/swet/ verb [I]
to work hard at something: She's been sweating over the preparations for the party all weekend.Work, working and the workplaceWorking hours and periods of work
(Definition of sweat over sth from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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