Definition of break sweat or US break a sweat in English:
informal Exert oneself physically: they extended their unbeaten run to seven matches and hardly had to break sweat to do it
More example sentences
- He has certainly struggled to break sweat against the calibre of opponent trying to halt his progress thus far this week.
- They began against a novice England side at Twickenham and hardly broke sweat in winning 19-3.
- After half-an-hour he lost Roy Keane, but they still hardly broke sweat as they swept their rivals aside with ease.