Translation of sweat in Spanish:


sudor, n.

Pronunciation /swɛt//swɛt/


  • 1

    • 1.1(perspiration)

      sudor masculine
      transpiración feminine
      the sweat was just pouring off me estaba sudando a chorros
      • I woke up in a sweat me desperté empapado en sudor
      • I broke out in a cold sweat me vino un sudor frío
      • you work up a real sweat with this exercise este ejercicio te hace sudar mucho
      • By drawing sweat away from your skin as soon as it rises to the surface, he says, your body won't cool properly.
      • She is naked and drenched in sweat and saliva and mucus, her mouth is open, her face is blotched with purple.
      • This involves evaporation of water from the body surface, and active secretion of sweat onto the skin surface will be initiated.
      • They develop during puberty and start to release sweat in response to stress, emotion and sexual excitement.
      • The sweat that stays on the skin damages skin cells and blocks duct pores resulting in sweat being trapped under the skin forming bumps.
      • Marburg is spread through contact with bodily fluids, including, but not limited to blood, sweat and excrement.
      • She forced herself to stop coughing, but her face was red and beaded with sweat from the fever.
      • Body odour is the smell caused by bacteria feeding on sweat on the skin, especially in the armpit and groin area.
      • Eccrine sweat is initially odourless, but patients are embarrassed and inconvenienced by having sodden clothing and damp hands.
      • In ashtanga yoga, also known as power yoga, you'll work up a sweat through physical exertion.
      • Standing 50m away, the dark tanned Frenchman glistened with sweat from the heat of the soon setting sun.
      • Wearing moisture-wicking synthetic fabrics that draw sweat away from the skin and allow heat to escape can be a significant help.
      • Although there is a sensation of heat, evaporation of sweat from the forehead and chest results in a drop in temperature in these areas.
      • The sweat from the apocrine glands is thicker than that produced by the eccrine glands.
      • So long as the body is able to sweat readily, and the appropriate fluids can be taken to replace the lost sweat, heat loss would usually be maintained and dehydration avoided.
      • I felt happy to feel small beads of sweat forming on my skin.
      • Too much heat and sweat can make your skin more irritated and itchy.
      • We used a modified version of the Joseph Benotti method to determine the concentration of iodine in sweat and urine samples.
      • Once the symptoms begin to abate and you can move around comfortably, mild physical exertion may help sweat out the evil humors.
      • Drink lots of water through the day, not only to replenish moisture lost to the heat and sweat but also to help flush toxins out of the body and keep skin looking clear and lustrous.

    • 1.2(surface moisture)

      condensación feminine

  • 2British informal

    (hard work)
    paliza feminine informal
    esfuerzo masculine
    lifting those boxes was a real sweat levantar esas cajas fue una tremenda paliza informal
    • The story itself, if efficacious, should give no inkling of the sweat of the author's peculiarly difficult task.
    • It is simply a function of hard work, sweat and consistency.
    • Behind the exquisitely woven material is the sweat and hard labour of hundreds of handloom weavers and their family members.
    • Remember it took four hard years of sweat and tears for this Armagh side to achieve the ultimate prize in Gaelic football which proves that perseverance does pay off.
    • Nothing binds a people more joyously than the shared sweat of effort towards a common goal.
    • May I wish the youth of India whose purposeful hard work with sweat will be a major transforming force for prosperous India.
    • And will be lonelier to do, than when we could banter as we worked, making the work go faster as the sweat fell, seeming to be easier as we took on the task together.
    • You can only do it with a lot of sweat, working hard, and throwing stuff away.
  • 3

    an old sweat un veterano
  • 4sweats
    US informal

intransitive verb

  • 1

    • 1.1(perspire)

      they were sweating profusely in the heat sudaban a chorros con el calor
      • to sweat with fear sudar de miedo
      • Besides the environmental changes, which can make us, sweat, hormonal or emotional stimuli can cause sweating.
      • The guy sitting next to me, who was sweating profusely, even more than the usual Mumbai levels… got up, and a lady clad in a burkha sat next to me.
      • After that, Philip, sweating profusely, moved over to the wall, next to the door, and braced himself, focusing on the entrance.
      • I'm this close to telling one of my favorite clients to stay away from me until the temperature goes under 70 because he sweats so profusely, I can't stand to touch him.
      • Autonomic arousal symptoms, such as blushing, sweating, trembling, and palpitations, are sometimes prominent.
      • He agreed with her to begin, having met Mary, but that did not stop him from anxiously shaking his head and sweating quite profusely.
      • Indrajit was sweating profusely, and he gave up.
      • As Marvin, the obese Ron Orbach sweats profusely but exudes quite a bit less humor.
      • I'm having trouble walking in my platforms, the glitter we carefully applied is getting in our eyes and our drinks, and most of us are sweating profusely in our nylon outfits.
      • I'm flexing hard and sweating profusely but never breaking my smile.
      • He saw his brother was pale and sweating profusely.
      • The gnome was sweating profusely and looked down at the cat-thing in shock.
      • Alex saw that he had been sweating profusely and his sheets were soaked.
      • He's stuttering, avoiding eye contact, and sweating profusely.
      • Sometimes I sit in a small, cedar-paneled room full of old wrinkly men who are naked and sweating profusely.
      • Some working in the rubble - overweight, smoking, sweating profusely - hardly look fit, of course.
      • It might have been from their hug, but Kristine was sweating profusely.
      • Feet pong because they have more sweat glands than any part of our body and they sweat profusely.
      • Diddy was sweating profusely; he smelled like an old gym sock.
      • I was lying on a bed in South Vietnam, watching the endless rotation of the fan above me, and sweating profusely, fevered and unable to sleep.

    • 1.2(ooze)

      (tree/wall/cheese) exudar humedad
      • Meat sweats in those packets and loses freshness.
      • It is, on the face of it, a mute slab of pinkish grey meat sweating lightly in its clingfilm wrapper, a lacklustre staple of our English diet with nothing much to say for itself.
      • The domes began to sweat under the frowning sun.
      • Creams will sweat or soften with excessive exposure to heat, so store properly.
      • Add the mushrooms, stir gently until they begin to sweat, then add the milk, stirring again.
      • It rested on a dais of mashed potatoes, sandwiched between ruby chard sweated with provençale-style herbs, long tongues of roasted plum tomatoes and violet-black olives.
      • In a large pan, sweat off the onion and garlic in a little olive oil.
      • Once out and completely cold, store in the fridge where it will firm up, but do not cover or it will sweat, the surface breaking out into unsightly droplets of moisture.
      • Baked apples, sweating out cinnamon and maple godliness.

  • 2

    • 2.1(work hard)

      sudar la gota gorda informal
      deslomarse trabajando
      • Publishers puts book that someone sweated over for years on shelves for three months, doesn't sell, that's it, and the author has no rights.
      • Despite the deceptive chattiness of his writing, he sweated over every line, often suffering from paralysing writers' block.
      • Do you remember the days when you rented a video for the evening and then sweated over the fine when you forgot to take it back?
      • I myself have a claim that I have sweated over for the last year.
      • You tell Lindsay not to sweat it - the whole thing is bound to blow over in a week or two.
      • Pay attention to these basics, and don't sweat the details too soon.
      • It had been Robby who had sweated over what to wear.
      • Though only sixty miles, the drive from Butte seemed long as the three conservationists sweated over the probable bar fight that awaited them.
      • In the US, it's customary to get something that you've paid for (or bled and sweated over, as other examples).
      • To my mind, the ‘right’ thing is to give these countries the access they need and not sweat the details.
      • Terry had sweated over Sonya for two years and in that time he had spoken to her only twice.
      • How many of us have thought about it, lost sleep over it, chickened out of it, sweated over it, practically bitten our nails to the bone over it and made ourselves sick over it?
      • A draft need not be a complete version of a story that a writer has sweated over for hours and that an editor has red-pencilled or responded to with noteface comments.

    • 2.2(worry)

      estar preocupado
      she does it to make me sweat lo hace para preocuparme

transitive verb

  • 1

    (animal/athlete) hacer sudar
    • Well, you know, this bodyguard, I tell you, I think they're going to sweat him now.
  • 2

    (vegetables) rehogar
    • Heat a large pan, add olive oil and sweat the onion until golden brown.
    • Transfer from the pan to a bowl, stir in the rosemary and place to one side. Heat 1 tbsp of the oil in the frying pan and sweat the onion until soft and translucent.
    • Start by sweating the onion in the olive oil for five minutes.
    • Meanwhile, gently sweat the diced onion in the butter until the onion is soft.
    • Heat 50g of the butter and a little olive oil in a casserole, then, over a medium heat, sweat the onions and garlic for five minutes.
    • For the stock, start by sweating all the vegetables and herbs in a little extra-virgin olive oil, seasoning with salt at the start to help them sweat without colouring.
    • Gently sweat the onion and garlic in the olive oil.
    • Meanwhile, back on the other side of the kitchen, you want to slowly sweat a thinly-sliced onion in a couple of ounces of butter.
    • How he sweated up a simple stock, onions and garlic, stirred in the mushrooms, let it all soak and bubble for a few fag breaks, then stirred it spoon by spoon into arborio rice.
    • Melt the butter in a saucepan and sweat the chopped onion and garlic until soft.
    • Melt the butter in a saucepan and gently sweat the spring onions until soft.