break sweat

idiom

British
: to begin to sweat
He started running and soon broke sweat.
He loaded all five boxes without breaking sweat.
often used figuratively to say that something is not hard for someone to do
He gave a perfect performance and didn't break sweat.

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“Break sweat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/break%20sweat. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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