Synonyms and Antonyms of sweat blood
to devote serious and sustained effort
- They sweat blood over that house for months but it was worth it in the end.
bang away, beaver (away), dig (away), drudge, endeavor, fag, grub, hump, hustle, labor, moil, peg (away), plod, plow, plug, slave, slog, strain, strive, struggle, sweat, toil, travail, tug, work
apply (oneself), buckle (down), dig in, hammer (away), knuckle down, pitch in
exercise, exert, overexert, overwork
eke out, grind (out), put out, scrabble, scratch
break, ease (up), let up, slacken
bum, chill, dally, dillydally, footle, goldbrick, goof (off), hack (around), hang (around or out), idle, laze, loaf, lounge, shirk, slack (off), veg out
bask, loll, relax, repose, rest, unwind
dabble, doodle, fool around, fribble, goof (around), hang, hang about [British], mess around, monkey (around), play, potter (around), putter (around), trifle
to experience concern or anxiety
- He was sweating blood back stage waiting for the show to begin.