Meaning of SWEAT in English

SWEAT

I.

noun

ADJECTIVE

▪ heavy

▪ light

▪ clammy

My shirt stuck to the clammy ~ on my back.

▪ cold

▪ stale

The room smelled of stale ~.

▪ good

We worked up a good ~ carrying the boxes outside.

▪ night

Exercise can help reduce night ~s.

… OF SWEAT

▪ bead , drop , trickle

VERB + SWEAT

▪ break into , break out in , break out into

She broke out in a cold ~ when she saw the spider.

▪ work up

▪ bring sb out in ( BrE )

▪ be bathed in , be covered in , be drenched in , be soaked in

The workmen were bathed in ~.

▪ be beaded with

▪ be damp with , be wet with

▪ be dripping , be dripping with

His forehead was dripping ~.

He was dripping with ~.

▪ glisten with

▪ mop , wipe

He mopped the ~ from his brow.

SWEAT + VERB

▪ appear , break out

His hands trembled and ~ broke out all over his body.

▪ glisten , stand out

Sweat glistened on her forehead.

Sweat stood out on his shoulders.

▪ drip from/off sth , pour from/off sth , run from/off sth

Water was dripping from the branches.

▪ pour down sth , run down sth , trickle down sth

Sweat was running down his back.

▪ soak sth

SWEAT + NOUN

▪ gland

PREPOSITION

▪ in a ~

She woke up in a cold ~.

PHRASES

▪ break ~ ( BrE ), break a ~ ( AmE )

She beat me without even breaking (a) ~.

II.

verb

ADVERB

▪ freely , heavily , a lot , profusely

▪ slightly

▪ away , off , out

He's trying to ~ off a few pounds in the gym.

You can ~ out toxins in the sauna.

VERB + SWEAT

▪ begin to , start to

▪ make sb

The heat was making us ~.

PREPOSITION

▪ from

We were ~ing profusely from the exertion.

▪ with

He awoke with a pounding heart, ~ing with fear.

PHRASES

▪ ~ buckets , ~ bullets ( AmE ), ~ like a pig ( all informal )

After two hours of digging he was ~ing like a pig.

Sweat is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑ palm

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