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1.1(perspiration)sudor masculinetranspiración femininethe sweat was just pouring off me — estaba bañado en sudor
- I woke up in a sweat — me desperté empapado en sudor
- I broke out in a cold sweat — me vino un sudor frío
- you work up a real sweat with this exercise — este ejercicio te hace sudar mucho
- Too much heat and sweat can make your skin more irritated and itchy.
- Wearing moisture-wicking synthetic fabrics that draw sweat away from the skin and allow heat to escape can be a significant help.
- Although there is a sensation of heat, evaporation of sweat from the forehead and chest results in a drop in temperature in these areas.
- Body odour is the smell caused by bacteria feeding on sweat on the skin, especially in the armpit and groin area.
- Once the symptoms begin to abate and you can move around comfortably, mild physical exertion may help sweat out the evil humors.
- In ashtanga yoga, also known as power yoga, you'll work up a sweat through physical exertion.
- She is naked and drenched in sweat and saliva and mucus, her mouth is open, her face is blotched with purple.
- She forced herself to stop coughing, but her face was red and beaded with sweat from the fever.
- I felt happy to feel small beads of sweat forming on my skin.
- Marburg is spread through contact with bodily fluids, including, but not limited to blood, sweat and excrement.
- This involves evaporation of water from the body surface, and active secretion of sweat onto the skin surface will be initiated.
- They develop during puberty and start to release sweat in response to stress, emotion and sexual excitement.
- The sweat that stays on the skin damages skin cells and blocks duct pores resulting in sweat being trapped under the skin forming bumps.
- Drink lots of water through the day, not only to replenish moisture lost to the heat and sweat but also to help flush toxins out of the body and keep skin looking clear and lustrous.
- We used a modified version of the Joseph Benotti method to determine the concentration of iodine in sweat and urine samples.
- The sweat from the apocrine glands is thicker than that produced by the eccrine glands.
- Eccrine sweat is initially odourless, but patients are embarrassed and inconvenienced by having sodden clothing and damp hands.
- So long as the body is able to sweat readily, and the appropriate fluids can be taken to replace the lost sweat, heat loss would usually be maintained and dehydration avoided.
- By drawing sweat away from your skin as soon as it rises to the surface, he says, your body won't cool properly.
- Standing 50m away, the dark tanned Frenchman glistened with sweat from the heat of the soon setting sun.
- I woke up in a sweat — me desperté empapado en sudor
1.2(surface moisture)condensación feminine
2British informal(hard work)paliza feminine informalesfuerzo masculinelifting those boxes was a real sweat — levantar esas cajas fue una tremenda paliza informal
- The story itself, if efficacious, should give no inkling of the sweat of the author's peculiarly difficult task.
- And will be lonelier to do, than when we could banter as we worked, making the work go faster as the sweat fell, seeming to be easier as we took on the task together.
- You can only do it with a lot of sweat, working hard, and throwing stuff away.
- Remember it took four hard years of sweat and tears for this Armagh side to achieve the ultimate prize in Gaelic football which proves that perseverance does pay off.
- May I wish the youth of India whose purposeful hard work with sweat will be a major transforming force for prosperous India.
- Behind the exquisitely woven material is the sweat and hard labour of hundreds of handloom weavers and their family members.
- Nothing binds a people more joyously than the shared sweat of effort towards a common goal.
- It is simply a function of hard work, sweat and consistency.
3(man)an old sweat — un veterano
4US informal sweats
intransitive verb sweated, sweated, sweat, sweat
1.1(perspire)sudartranspirarthey were sweating profusely in the heat — sudaban a chorros con el calor
- to sweat with fear — sudar de miedo
- As Marvin, the obese Ron Orbach sweats profusely but exudes quite a bit less humor.
- Besides the environmental changes, which can make us, sweat, hormonal or emotional stimuli can cause sweating.
- I'm flexing hard and sweating profusely but never breaking my smile.
- Autonomic arousal symptoms, such as blushing, sweating, trembling, and palpitations, are sometimes prominent.
- Feet pong because they have more sweat glands than any part of our body and they sweat profusely.
- I'm this close to telling one of my favorite clients to stay away from me until the temperature goes under 70 because he sweats so profusely, I can't stand to touch him.
- He saw his brother was pale and sweating profusely.
- After that, Philip, sweating profusely, moved over to the wall, next to the door, and braced himself, focusing on the entrance.
- Some working in the rubble - overweight, smoking, sweating profusely - hardly look fit, of course.
- He's stuttering, avoiding eye contact, and sweating profusely.
- Indrajit was sweating profusely, and he gave up.
- Diddy was sweating profusely; he smelled like an old gym sock.
- I'm having trouble walking in my platforms, the glitter we carefully applied is getting in our eyes and our drinks, and most of us are sweating profusely in our nylon outfits.
- He agreed with her to begin, having met Mary, but that did not stop him from anxiously shaking his head and sweating quite profusely.
- Sometimes I sit in a small, cedar-paneled room full of old wrinkly men who are naked and sweating profusely.
- It might have been from their hug, but Kristine was sweating profusely.
- I was lying on a bed in South Vietnam, watching the endless rotation of the fan above me, and sweating profusely, fevered and unable to sleep.
- The gnome was sweating profusely and looked down at the cat-thing in shock.
- Alex saw that he had been sweating profusely and his sheets were soaked.
- to sweat with fear — sudar de miedo
1.2(ooze)(cheese/tree/wall) exudar humedad
- Meat sweats in those packets and loses freshness.
- Creams will sweat or soften with excessive exposure to heat, so store properly.
- It is, on the face of it, a mute slab of pinkish grey meat sweating lightly in its clingfilm wrapper, a lacklustre staple of our English diet with nothing much to say for itself.
- Once out and completely cold, store in the fridge where it will firm up, but do not cover or it will sweat, the surface breaking out into unsightly droplets of moisture.
- The domes began to sweat under the frowning sun.
- It rested on a dais of mashed potatoes, sandwiched between ruby chard sweated with provençale-style herbs, long tongues of roasted plum tomatoes and violet-black olives.
- Add the mushrooms, stir gently until they begin to sweat, then add the milk, stirring again.
- Baked apples, sweating out cinnamon and maple godliness.
- In a large pan, sweat off the onion and garlic in a little olive oil.
2.1(work hard)sudar la gota gorda informaldeslomarse trabajando
- I myself have a claim that I have sweated over for the last year.
- A draft need not be a complete version of a story that a writer has sweated over for hours and that an editor has red-pencilled or responded to with noteface comments.
- Terry had sweated over Sonya for two years and in that time he had spoken to her only twice.
- In the US, it's customary to get something that you've paid for (or bled and sweated over, as other examples).
- Publishers puts book that someone sweated over for years on shelves for three months, doesn't sell, that's it, and the author has no rights.
- Despite the deceptive chattiness of his writing, he sweated over every line, often suffering from paralysing writers' block.
- It had been Robby who had sweated over what to wear.
- Though only sixty miles, the drive from Butte seemed long as the three conservationists sweated over the probable bar fight that awaited them.
- Do you remember the days when you rented a video for the evening and then sweated over the fine when you forgot to take it back?
- How many of us have thought about it, lost sleep over it, chickened out of it, sweated over it, practically bitten our nails to the bone over it and made ourselves sick over it?
- To my mind, the ‘right’ thing is to give these countries the access they need and not sweat the details.
- You tell Lindsay not to sweat it - the whole thing is bound to blow over in a week or two.
- Pay attention to these basics, and don't sweat the details too soon.
2.2(worry)estar preocupadoshe does it to make me sweat — lo hace para preocuparme
transitive verb sweated, sweated, sweat, sweat
1(animal/athlete) hacer sudar
- Well, you know, this bodyguard, I tell you, I think they're going to sweat him now.
- Heat 50g of the butter and a little olive oil in a casserole, then, over a medium heat, sweat the onions and garlic for five minutes.
- Meanwhile, back on the other side of the kitchen, you want to slowly sweat a thinly-sliced onion in a couple of ounces of butter.
- Transfer from the pan to a bowl, stir in the rosemary and place to one side. Heat 1 tbsp of the oil in the frying pan and sweat the onion until soft and translucent.
- Melt the butter in a saucepan and sweat the chopped onion and garlic until soft.
- Heat a large pan, add olive oil and sweat the onion until golden brown.
- Melt the butter in a saucepan and gently sweat the spring onions until soft.
- Meanwhile, gently sweat the diced onion in the butter until the onion is soft.
- Gently sweat the onion and garlic in the olive oil.
- Start by sweating the onion in the olive oil for five minutes.
- For the stock, start by sweating all the vegetables and herbs in a little extra-virgin olive oil, seasoning with salt at the start to help them sweat without colouring.
- How he sweated up a simple stock, onions and garlic, stirred in the mushrooms, let it all soak and bubble for a few fag breaks, then stirred it spoon by spoon into arborio rice.
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