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sweat

verb [I]  us   /swet/ (past tense sweat or sweated, present participle sweated) (fml perspire)
to excrete a salty, colorless liquid through the skin, esp. when you are hot or frightened: He was sweating profusely. If something sweats, it has drops of liquid on the outside: The soda cans sweat in this humidity. You may say you sweat if you feel worried: We have to sweat about money because we don’t have much of it.

sweat

noun [U]  us   /swet/ (fml perspiration)
the salty, colorless liquid that you excrete through your skin: beads of sweat Sweat is also effort or work: They lived off the sweat and toil of others.
Translations of “sweat”
in Arabic يَتَعَرَّق…
in Korean 땀을 흘리다…
in Malaysian peluh…
in French sueur…
in Turkish terlemek…
in Italian sudare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 流汗,出汗,冒汗, 滲出(水珠)…
in Russian потеть…
in Polish pocić się…
in Vietnamese mồ hôi…
in Spanish sudor…
in Portuguese suar…
in Thai เหงื่อ…
in German der Schweiß…
in Catalan suar…
in Japanese 汗をかく, 発汗する…
in Indonesian keringat…
in Chinese (Simplified) 流汗,出汗,冒汗, 渗出(水珠)…
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