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Difference between Don’t sweat it and Don’t sweat the small stuff

don’t sweat it—(U.S. sl.) don’t worry:

  • Don’t sweat it! We’ve got plenty of time to get there before the show starts.

Note: The expression does not correlate in meaning with the phrase no sweat—(sl.) used to say that one can do smth. with no difficulty or problem:

  • “Do you think you’ll be able to manage all those boxes yourself?” “Yeah, no sweat!”

don’t sweat the small stuff—(U.S. sl.) don’t worry about things that are not important:

  • You may have heard the phrase don’t sweat the small stuff. The person that said that wasn’t selling his home.