the sweat of (one's) brow(redirected from sweat of our brows)
the sweat of (one's) brow
One's own personal efforts or hard work. It's due to the sweat of my father's brow that a barren, fallow little plot of land was transformed into the flourishing farm you see today. This pair of entrepreneurs has created a billion-dollar company by the sweat of their brows.
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sweat of (one's) brow
Hard work: landscaped the yard by the sweat of my brow.
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