sweat it

idiom

: to worry or be nervous about something
"The car won't start-what are we going to do?" "Don't sweat it. I know all about fixing cars."

Examples of sweat it in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web At age 60, the six-time Emmy winner is getting ready to prove it all night, to sweat it out on the streets of a runaway American dream, to move like a spirit in the night as the frontman of his very own Bruce Springsteen cover band. Brian Hiatt, Rolling Stone, 14 July 2024 Some also argue people in jails and prisons don’t need cooling because plenty of people outside of prison sweat it out without the benefit of fans or air conditioning. Umair Irfan, Vox, 11 July 2024 Others raved for its spa — a specialist in Thai wellness where guests can melt under the hands of a soothing masseuse or sweat it out in a Muay Thai boxing class. Elaine Glusac, Travel + Leisure, 9 July 2024 Its first Life Time Work in New York is coming next year to the Brooklyn Tower, which will also offer a 110,000-square-foot space to sweat it out. Megan Willett-Wei, Twin Cities, 23 June 2024 The UConn baseball team had to sweat it out Monday, but received its invitation to college baseball’s grand party, the NCAA’s Field of 64. Dom Amore, Hartford Courant, 27 May 2024 Phil Kessel had to sweat it out as the last pick in 2011 but was rewarded with a car. Mike Brehm, USA TODAY, 3 Feb. 2024 Now, if the Bears do trade down and land Harrison, don’t sweat it. The Arizona Republic, 23 Jan. 2024 In addition, guests can sweat it out with high-octane, off-site activities, including desert bike rides, mountain treks, dune buggy trips, football, and golf sessions. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 13 Feb. 2024

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“Sweat it.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sweat%20it. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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