sweat off


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sweat off

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sweat away

vb
(tr, adverb) informal to get rid of (weight) by strenuous exercise or sweating
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Verb1.sweat off - lose weight by sweating; "I sweated off 3 pounds in the sauna"
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Then he sunk down in a chair all limp and sick like, and wiped the sweat off of his face.
"There is too much about myself, I know, but--" As Hippolyte said this his face wore a tired, pained look, and he wiped the sweat off his brow.
ASPF should be applied regularly despite the classification - sun cream can sweat off during the day, one application is not good enough.
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Mustard sauce: 1 shallot, diced 250ml cream 1tbsp wholegrain mustard 20g chopped chives DIRECTIONS Sweat off shallot, add the cream and mustard then reduce a little.
Mr Davey said a lot of people don't realise it takes an hour of intense exercise to sweat off a single bar of chocolate.
Sweat off the spring onion, garlic and ginger until soft, add the star anise.
HARRISBURG - The news that Eldorado head football coach Joe Clark got earlier this week was good enough to wipe the sweat off his brow.
The 30-year-old, who hasn't put out new music since January 2016, took to Instagram and posted a picture of herself wiping sweat off her forehead as scores of fans can be seen right behind her, with text at the bottom that reads, "When your fans keep asking you for new music."
Cotton socks are absorbent and good for soaking sweat off the skin, but it doesn't wick moisture towards its surface and it doesn't allow wetness to evaporate quickly.
The former minister was seen wiping the sweat off his forehead, as the residents gave him a reality check.
Asked how he celebrates success, Kapoor said, "By wiping the sweat off my forehead and muttering ' bach gaye ' (escaped) to myself."