Meaning of SWEAT in English
My shirt stuck to the clammy ~ on my back.
The room smelled of stale ~.
We worked up a good ~ carrying the boxes outside.
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
▪ in a ~
She woke up in a cold ~.
▪ break ~ ( BrE ), break a ~ ( AmE )
She beat me without even breaking (a) ~.
▪ freely , heavily , a lot , profusely
▪ 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 ~.
We were ~ing profusely from the exertion.
He awoke with a pounding heart, ~ing with fear.
▪ ~ 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
Oxford Collocations English Dictionary. Оксфордский английский словарь словосочетаний . 2012