sweat of one's brow

sweat of one's brow
The effort extended in labor, and the value created thereby.

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  • by the sweat of one's brow — {adv. phr.} By hard work; by tiring effort; laboriously. * /Even with modern labor saving machinery, the farmer makes his living by the sweat of his brow./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • by the sweat of one's brow — {adv. phr.} By hard work; by tiring effort; laboriously. * /Even with modern labor saving machinery, the farmer makes his living by the sweat of his brow./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • by the sweat of one's brow — ► by the sweat of one s brow by one s own hard labour. Main Entry: ↑sweat …   English terms dictionary

  • by\ the\ sweat\ of\ one's\ brow — adv. phr. By hard work; by tiring effort; laboriously. Even with modern labor saving machinery, the farmer makes his living by the sweat of his brow …   Словарь американских идиом

  • by the sweat of one's brow — by hard work He managed to make enough money to buy the farm by the sweat of his brow …   Idioms and examples

  • by the sweat of one's brow — by one s own hard labour. → sweat …   English new terms dictionary

  • by the sweat of one's brow — by one s own hard work, typically manual labor …   Useful english dictionary

  • sweat — ► NOUN 1) moisture exuded through the pores of the skin, especially as a reaction to heat, physical exertion, or anxiety. 2) informal a state of anxiety or distress. 3) informal hard work or a laborious undertaking. ► VERB (past and past part.… …   English terms dictionary

  • Sweat of the brow — In a traditional English idiom, the sweat of one s brow refers to the effort expended in labor, and the value created thereby. [ Merriam Webster s Third International Dictionary ] [citeweb|url=http://machaut.uchicago.edu/cgi… …   Wikipedia

  • sweat — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. perspire; run, exude, secrete, ooze, drip; bead, dew, wet; informal, drudge, overwork; suffer, extract; force out; exploit. n. perspiration, sudor, exudation; informal, exertion, toil, sweat of one s… …   English dictionary for students


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