sweat it out
Definition of sweat it out
1 US : to work hard at (something) She was sweating it out on the treadmill.
2 : to feel worried or nervous about something We'll let them sweat it out for a while longer before we give them the test results.
3 : to wait nervously until the end of something It was a close game, and the fans were really sweating it out at the end.
Word by Word Definitions
: to excrete moisture in visible quantities through the openings of the sweat glands : perspire
: to labor or exert oneself so as to cause perspiration
: to emit or exude moisture
: hard work : drudgery
: the fluid excreted from the sweat glands of the skin : perspiration
: moisture issuing from or gathering in drops on a surface
: in a direction away from the inside or center
: from among others
: eject, oust
: to identify publicly as being such secretly
: to identify as being a closet homosexual
: used as a function word to indicate an outward movement
: situated outside : external
: situated at a distance : outlying
: one who is out of office or power or on the outside
: an act or instance of putting a player out or of being put out in baseball
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