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By the sweat of one's brow by one's own hard work, typically manual labour; often with allusion to God's sentence on Adam after the Fall, ‘In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread’ (Genesis 3:19).

See also blood, toil, tears and sweat.

Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.


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