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Hello and welcome to episode 144…of… An Idiom a Day
I’m Gina Johnson and the idiom of the day …is… sweat buckets
Summer afternoon-summer afternoon; to me those have been the most beautiful words in the English language. ~Henry James
sweat buckets … to perspire a lot…your skin becomes very damp
You will perspire a lot in that heavy suit.
Here is the same sentence using the idiom… sweat buckets
You will sweat buckets in that heavy suit.
Here are a few more sentences using the idiom … sweat buckets
The player was sweating buckets after only playing 10 minutes in the game.
She sat on the bus sweating buckets. The air conditioning was broken.
Everyone riding in the old truck was sweating buckets.
CAN I ASK YOU A QUESTION?
When was the last time you broke a sweat?
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informal | used in relaxed situations with family, friends, or people you know
sweat like a pig
I am sweating like a pig in this coat.
I am sweating heavily in this coat.
I am sweating profusely in this coat.
sweat | NOUN
a salty colorless liquid which comes through your skin when you are hot, afraid or ill