sweat it out


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sweat it out

1 endure an unpleasant experience, typically one involving extreme physical exertion in great heat. 2 wait in a state of extreme anxiety for something to happen or be resolved. informal
See also: out, sweat

sweat it ˈout

(informal) suffer an unpleasant situation; wait for something unpleasant to end: I hate this job, but I’m going to sweat it out and hope something better comes along.After the competition we just had to sit there and sweat it out until the result was announced.
See also: out, sweat
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When you get to 35 degrees, then you sweat it out,'' said Robert Goka, owner of Frank's Nurseries and Florists in Northridge.