sweat the expectation

jasonlulu_2000

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This is from an NBC news program about an American Olympian.

"I don't think I'm going to be sweating the expectation quite as much. Knowing this might be my last Olympics also taking it all in."

I don't know what "Sweat the expectation" and "take it all in" in this context mean?

Thanks for your help!

Jason
 

GoesStation

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To sweat something is to worry about it. It's often used in the admonition Don't sweat the small stuff, meaning "Don't worry yourself into a sweat about minor things."

Take it all in means to absorb and understand a significant experience.
 
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