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    I broke out in a cold sweat.

    What does the sentence "I broke out in a cold sweat" mean? Expecially the phrase "in a cold sweat".
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    Re: I broke out in a cold sweat.

    It means to perspire (sweat) because of fright or nervousness, as opposed to exertion or heat.

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