Meaning of SWEAT in English
transcription, транскрипция: [ swet ]
( sweats, sweating, sweated)
Sweat is the salty colourless liquid which comes through your skin when you are hot, ill, or afraid.
Both horse and rider were dripping with sweat within five minutes...
When you sweat , sweat comes through your skin.
Already they were sweating as the sun beat down upon them.
VERB : V
...symptoms such as sweating, irritability, anxiety and depression.
If someone is in a sweat , they are sweating a lot.
Every morning I would break out in a sweat...
I really don’t feel a bit sick, no night sweats, no fevers.
If someone is in a cold sweat or in a sweat , they feel frightened or embarrassed.
The very thought brought me out in a cold sweat.
PHRASE : PHR after v , v-link ADJ
to sweat blood: see blood
Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне. 2006