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

Translation of sweat in German:


  • 1
    Schweiß Mask.
    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]
    danach fiebern, etwas zu tun (be anxious)
    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 Fem.
    Plackerei Fem. [informal]
    no sweat! [informal]
    kein Problem! [informal]

intransitive verb sweated or (American English) sweat

  • 1 (perspire) sweat like a pig [informal]
    schwitzen wie die Sau [slang]
    sweat with fear
    vor Angst schwitzen
  • 2 [figurative] (suffer)he made me sit outside sweating
    er ließ mich draußen sitzen und schmoren [informal]
  • 3 (drudge)
    sich placken [informal]
    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 lassen
    jemanden schuften lassen [informal]

transitive verb

  • 1 (employ in bad conditions)
    schwitzen lassen
    schuften lassen [informal]
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