by the sweat of one's brow

idiom

: by doing hard, physical work
He earned his money by the sweat of his brow.

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“By the sweat of one's brow.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/by%20the%20sweat%20of%20one%27s%20brow. Accessed 30 May. 2023.

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