To put forth a large amount of energy or effort into or toward a task. Usually used in the negative to indicate the opposite. Likened to perspiring due to strenuous physical activity.
That test was so easy, I aced it without even breaking a sweat. She didn't break a sweat becoming the district attorney.
by Juca Benjamim March 14, 2016
by RBK2013 November 23, 2013