sweat for

sweat for something

Fig. to work very hard for something. I sweat for every dollar I bring in. Ted really sweats for his salary.
See also: sweat
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Mean Percent Change in Sweat for Controls During Stimulation After Exposure to a Thermally Neutral Environmental Temperature.
TRAINER TO THE STARS: Gunnar Peterson has made A-list celebs Jennifer Lopez, Angelina Jolie and Kim Catrall sweat for years, and now he's written a book so that you can, too.
Until recently, the use of sweat for drug testing has been hampered by difficulties in sample recovery and by the limited sensitivities of analytical methods (6).
Should warnings about salt be modified for people who exercise heavily enough to sweat for an hour or more a day?
A person who suffers from hyperhidrosis of the armpits will sweat for no apparent reason or when a stressful situation occurs, like a wedding, exam, job interview or presentation.
Analysis of sweat for methadone was first reported in 1973 [1], but until recently no one developed a practical solution to the problem of collecting an adequate specimen for testing.