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 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 Get lost in a book (there’s a small, multi-language library on board); sweat it out in the ocean-view sauna, or just find a window seat and watch the water go by. Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon, Travel + Leisure, 29 Jan. 2024 Keep cozy in a room outfitted with a woodstove (firewood included), or sweat it out in the summer as cabins lack electricity. Jennifer Prince, Travel + Leisure, 8 Jan. 2024 Some people want space to meditate that’s quiet with essential oils filling the air, while others want to sweat it out with a pick-up game of basketball. Mark Zettl, Forbes, 28 Nov. 2023 After being scrubbed down, sweat it out in one of Bathhouse’s numerous treatment rooms or don a bathrobe and get a bite to eat (or a cocktail) at the upstairs restaurant. Anna Fixsen, ELLE Decor, 2 June 2023 Note, some fillings may still trickle out (honey, softer cheeses), so don’t sweat it. Robin Miller, The Arizona Republic, 4 Aug. 2023

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“Sweat it.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sweat%20it. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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