work up a sweat - 2 meanings

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JACEK1

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Hello everyone!

I know that "work up a sweat" means two different things:

  1. do physical exercise or hard work that makes you sweat.
  2. put a lot of effort into something.


I came across the following sentence on the Internet.

They had the heating on full last week so when I started scrubbing the tiles, it only took about a minute to work up a sweat.

I think the first meaning applies in this case.
 

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And I make three.
 
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