with the sweat of (one's) brow

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with the sweat of (one's) brow

Through or because of one's own efforts or hard work. With the sweat of his brow, my father turned a barren, fallow little plot of land into the flourishing farm you see today. This pair of entrepreneurs has created a billion-dollar company with the sweat of their brows.
See also: brow, of, sweat
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They have done their time, they have paid their dues, they have brought up families, and they have worked with the sweat of their brow until retirement age.