Blood, sweat and tears - If something will take blood, sweat and tears, it will be very difficult and will require a lot of effort and sacrifice.
Cold sweat - If something brings you out in a cold sweat, it frightens you a lot.
Don't sweat the small stuff - (USA) This is used to tell people not to worry about trivial or unimportant issues.
No Sweat - No Sweat means something is easy. For example, "This contest is just no sweat." meaning "This contest is just easy."
Sweat blood - If you sweat blood, you make an extraordinary effort to achieve something.
Sweat bullets - (USA) If someone is sweating bullets, they're very worried or frightened.
Sweat like a pig - If someone is sweating like a pig, they are perspiring (sweating) a lot.
Meanwhile the outriders had reached the German Legation and had flung themselves, disordered, from their sweating ponies.
"Indiscreet Letters From Peking"
The enemy had played into his hands, and in the shape of a sweating clerk sat waiting on his action.
"The Half-Hearted" by John Buchan
Bruce wiped the sweat from his palms and nodded.
"The Adventures of Kathlyn" by Harold MacGrath
I threw a despairing glance in Jill's direction, wiped the sweat from my brow, and returned to the attack.
"Berry And Co." by Dornford Yates
The sweat oozed out in drops that became trickling streams beneath the short hair.
"Ben Blair" by Will Lillibridge
Sweat poured over his coal-blackened face.
"From the Bottom Up" by Alexander Irvine
Still smelling the sweat of battle, he found Tebron's mind again.
"Warlord of Kor" by Terry Gene Carr
He sweated under this.
"The Hidden Places" by Bertrand W. Sinclair
Sweating is not a peculiarity of Great Britain.
"Liberalism and the Social Problem" by Winston Spencer Churchill
The body was nude to the waist and smelled evilly of sweat and fish-oil.
"Parrot & Co." by Harold MacGrath
Away from all the restless street,
The whirlpool of the toiling race,
Where Traffic in the dusty heat
Toils with the sweat upon his face.
"By Saint Mary's Lake" by Alexander Anderson
She sits in the dust at the walls
And makes cigars,
Bending at the bench
With fingers wage-anxious,
Changing her sweat for the day's pay.
"Noon Hour" by Carl Sandburg
An honest man thou lov'd, and thou
Wert honest to thy bosom's core,
As harden'd hand, and sweated brow,
A true, tho' silent witness bore.
"Robert Burns" by Thomas Frederick Young
What do I need of senses five?
Why eat, or drink, or sweat, or wive?
What do we strive for when we strive?
What do we live for when alive?
"The Swimmer" by John Crowe Ransom
O Ye, who with your blood and sweat
Watered the furrows of this land,--
See where upon a nation's brow
In honour's front, ye proudly stand!
"Loyal" by Sarah Anne Curzon
'But is it right! When I only gave
My hand to you in a sweat to save,
Through desperate need
(As I thought), my fame, for I was not brave!'
"A Conversation At Dawn" by Thomas Hardy
For Jets' Defensive Line, Fretting Is Over and the Real Sweating Begins.
It was sweltering out, but he barely broke a sweat.
Mushrooms, Fugu & Chef Sweat.
Seeing half Tulsa's population emerge from their vehicles with back sweat soaking their shirts.
For Round 2, the Magic didn't have to sweat as much.
Aaron Rodgers is the MVP of this teeth-grinding, palm-sweating Super Bowl, and it has nothing do with how he throws or how he runs.
Despite the sweat, hundreds have a ball grooving to Kenny J's line dancing class in Newark.
Matt Czajkowski is sweating through his REI shirt.
Pat Mahoney, sweating the details in his DJ guise.
20 HOURS AGO Don't sweat it.
But he still sweats like a coal miner producing his award-winning flagship, a blend of spice and malt with a fluffy head and smacking dry finish.
It's a vehicle that moves, albeit slowly, while passengers work up a sweat.
Blood, Sweat & Tears Saxophone Player Bill Tillman Dead at 65.
Blood, Sweat & Tears saxophone player Bill Tillman, who performed with the group for much of the '70s, passed away in Houston Wednesday (Aug 15) at age 65 after an early morning fall.
I sweat so much on my palms that I'm embarrassed to shake hands with people.
Herbert Fleischner, Some blood, sweat, but no tears in Eulerian graph theory, Congr.
Generation and Properties of Snarks
One was to rent a boat and ﬂoat along the Sacramento River, drinking, playing cards, and presumably sweating.
Leo and me