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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He's getting paid a lot more than he thought he would get for fighting Pickering - that's another indication of what you can do with the sweat of your brow.
Next year they will want even more from you, as profits are siphoned off to faceless investors and managers pocket incentives created with the sweat of your brow.