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sweat like a pig

To sweat profusely. I start to sweat like a pig within seconds of stepping on a treadmill, but you walk out of the gym after a workout like you've been just sitting at a desk.
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sweat like a pig

INFORMAL
If someone sweats like a pig, they sweat a lot. The two officers were sweating like pigs in the studio lights. To put it quite bluntly, my husband sweats like a pig.
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sweat like a pig

sweat profusely. informal
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sweat like a ˈpig

(informal) sweat very much: It’s 35 degrees inside the factory, and the workers are sweating like pigs.
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Sweating like a pig does not involve Pinky or Perky (and who remembers them?
Don't they see the photos of this druggedup oaf falling around with his eyes glazed, sweating like a pig and looking like he's just injected enough heroin to keep most of Greater London high as a kite for a month?
You had to feel sorry for him - he was sweating like a pig.