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sweat over sth

phrasal verb with sweat uk   us   /swet/ verb [I]
to work very hard using or doing something: She's been sweating over that essay all afternoon. I've been sweating over a hot stove (= cooking) all morning.
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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