Meaning of SWEAT in English

SWEAT

transcription, транскрипция: [ swet ]

( sweats, sweating, sweated)

1.

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...

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2.

When you sweat , sweat comes through your skin.

Already they were sweating as the sun beat down upon them.

VERB : V

• sweat‧ing

...symptoms such as sweating, irritability, anxiety and depression.

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3.

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.

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4.

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

5.

to sweat blood: see blood

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