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sweat
British English: /swɛt/
American English: /swɛt/

Translation of sweat in German:

noun

  • 1 in or by the sweat of one's brow
    im Schweiße seines Angesichtes
    be in a sweat [with fear] be in a sweat to do something [figurative]
    (be anxious)
    danach fiebern, etwas zu tun
    I came or broke out in a sweat
    mir brach der [Angst]schweiß aus
    don't get in such a sweat!
    reg dich nicht so auf!
    be all of a sweat at the prospect of the exam
    beim Gedanken an die Prüfung ins Schwitzen geraten od. kommen
  • 2 (drudgery)
    Plagerei, die
    [colloquial]
    no sweat!
    [colloquial]
    kein Problem!
    [colloquial]

intransitive verb sweated or (American English) sweat

  • 1
    (perspire)
    sweat like a pig
    [colloquial]
    schwitzen wie die Sau
    [colloquial]
    sweat with fear
    vor Angst schwitzen
  • 2 [figurative] (suffer) See examples:he made me sit outside sweating
    er ließ mich draußen sitzen und schmoren
    [colloquial]
  • 3
    (drudge)
    sich placken
    [colloquial]
    we had to sweat to get the job finished
    wir mussten uns anstrengen, um mit der Arbeit fertig zu werden
    make somebody sweat
    (make work in bad conditions)
    jemanden schwitzen od. [colloquial] schuften lassen

transitive verb

  • 1
    (employ in bad conditions)
    schwitzen od. [colloquial] schuften lassen

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