Workin' up a sweat Workin' up a sweat Workin' up a sweat Workin' up a sweat Yeah, yeah I've been playing all night long 'Bout time I was gettin' home But I've, ooh Dante's famed inferno Was a trip to hell and back But you and a bottle in a cheap hotel Screams pyromaniac Bandages came off today Really feeling sick The hardest part's explainin. Having grown up side-by-side in small-town working-class America, best friends Tracey and Cynthia went from fun-loving schoolchildren to saloon-loving adults who work together on a steel manufacturing line. PA, Lynn Nottage’s unflinching, intensely researched, and Pulitzer-winning slice-of-life drama, Sweat, captures the pressure cooker. You really can work up a sweat after just a few games. 2. By extension, to put forth a large amount of energy or effort into or toward a task. Often used in the negative to indicate the opposite. That test was so easy, I aced it without even working up a sweat. See also: sweat, up, work.
Working slowly and, one senses, tortuously, he has so far produced five works of fiction, including a memorable short-story collection, "In the Heart of the Heart of the Country," and "The Tunnel. What makes Sweat so big hearted and so broken-hearted is Nottage’s tremendous sympathy for these white working stiffs. But she’s also fully aware that when paycheck panic hits, a number of these same folks don’t blame deliberate political calculations.