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

Translation of sweat in German:


  • 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
    no sweat!
    kein Problem!

intransitive verb sweated or (American English) sweat

  • 1
    sweat like a pig
    schwitzen wie die Sau
    sweat with fear
    vor Angst schwitzen
  • 2 [figurative] (suffer) See examples:he made me sit outside sweating
    er ließ mich draußen sitzen und schmoren
  • 3
    sich placken
    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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