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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
Translations of “sweat over sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 苦幹,埋頭做…
in Russian потеть над чем-либо…
in Turkish canla başla çalışmak, ter dökmek, çok çalışmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 苦干,埋头做…
in Polish pocić się nad czymś…
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