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sweat off

1. To shed excess weight by doing strenuous activities that produce sweat. A noun or pronoun can be used between "sweat" and "off." I have to sweat off a couple more pounds before tomorrow's weigh-in. I never really watch the calories in my meals because I know I'll sweat it off in my workout the next day.
2. To shed something from the surface of one's skin due to the excretion of sweat. A noun or pronoun can be used between "sweat" and "off." The costume was so hot that I kept sweating off the makeup on my face. They'll just sweat the dirt off running around like that.
3. To expel a harmful substance through one's sweat. A noun or pronoun can be used between "sweat" and "off." I'm going to try sweating off some of that alcohol with a long run. You should spend some time in the sauna. It's a great way to sweat toxins off.
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sweat something off

Fig. to get rid of excess fat or weight by exercising or taking a steam bath to produce sweat. I think I can sweat a lot of this fat off. Tony tried to sweat off some of his excess weight.
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sweat off

v.
1. To cause something to be washed off the skin by sweating: The actor sweated off his makeup while acting under the hot lights. The children had sweated the sunscreen lotion off, so I made them reapply it.
2. To shed some weight by sweating: I fell asleep in the sauna, and I feel like I sweated off five pounds. Eat dessert tonight, and then sweat it off at the gym tomorrow.
See also: off, sweat
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In addition, the kits are all equipped with Adidas' signature Climacool technology which keeps heat and sweat off the player's skin, for breathable comfort that lasts as long as the match, a statement said.
Don't forget a long-sleeve for chilly mornings and a towel to wipe all that sweat off your brow (or for an impromptu picnic).
These things make you say, "Whew, that was close," as you wipe the sweat off your brow.
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They meet up on Saturday nights to wail, to sweat off the week's toxins in hardcore-steeped clatter.
It is, he says, 'no sweat off my back,' smiling the smile that chills the heart of architects.
It's no sweat off their back to throw everybody's name in there," said Bernard.
BLOATED Brits can sweat off their post Christmas bulge at a military style boot camp in Majorca.
And if you feel the need to sweat off a few calories after dinner, there's a pool with gym facilities and aspaincluding sauna, steam room and jacuzzi.
weightlifting: Chinese superstar Liu Chiunhong has been forced to don a special jumpsuit and sweat off a few extra pounds after her trainer told her she was "too fat".
When you're done wiping the sweat off your brow, head to the rest of the Songkran festival for more Thai-centric entertainment.
In fact, we hope they have excellent runs because the quicker they run means they will have a few extra minutes to dash home and get all the mud and sweat off their legs.
It will hold up under lights and won't sweat off during intense routines.
A veteran marketing executive who had lived in Florida for 12 years, Brauner had been frustrated by the absence of a sunscreen that would not sweat off his head.