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clean someone's clockTo defeat decisively, in a physical fight or other competition or negotiation.Rate it:

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come cleanTo confess; admit.Rate it:

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keep one's nose cleanTo stay out of trouble, especially by avoiding unlawful behavior.Rate it:

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wipe the slate clean!Remove anything negative or any record of indebtedness or disfavor and begin anew.Rate it:

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a new broom sweeps cleanNew management will often make radical changes.Rate it:

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arse has gone clean out of 'erAlternative form of arse is gone right out of 'erRate it:

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arse is clean out of 'erAlternative form of arse is gone right out of 'erRate it:

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clean as a hound's toothVery clean (very innocent)Rate it:

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clean as a new pennyExtremely clean.Rate it:

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clean as a whistleVery cleanRate it:

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clean as a whistleCompletely innocent; beyond moral reproach.Rate it:

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clean codeSoftware code that is formatted correctly and in an organized manner so that another coder can easily read or modify it.Rate it:

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clean cutclearly outlinedRate it:

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clean houseTo clean the interior of a house.Rate it:

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clean houseTo reform by removing undesirable personnel and procedures.Rate it:

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clean outTo clean, especially to tidy by removing the contents.Rate it:

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clean outTo empty completely; to remove all money or possessions from.Rate it:

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clean upTo become clean, handsome, smart in appearance, e.g. for a special occasion, especially when it is out of character to be seen as such.Rate it:

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clean upTo make a large profit; to win by a large margin, or to win a large amount, especially in gambling. Also clean house.Rate it:

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clean upTo make an area or a thing clean; to pick up a mess; to tidy.Rate it:

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clean up one's actTo reform; to improve one's habits.Rate it:

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make a clean breakTo initiate a complete termination of a relationship, or from a situation.Rate it:

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make a clean breastto be honest about something; to confessRate it:

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show a clean pair of heelsto run away quickly; to make an escape quickly; to outpaceRate it:

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start with a clean sheetTo go back to square one; start all over again.Rate it:

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start with a clean slateAlternative form of start with a clean sheetRate it:

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wipe the slate cleanTo forget about previous differences and disagreements, and make a fresh start.Rate it:

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wipe the slate cleanTo forget all past problems or mistakes and start something again.Rate it:

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wipe the slate clean!Remove all past offenses, charges, arrests, felonies, misdemeanors, fallacies, traffic/criminal offenses, bad habit records, divorces bankruptcies etc.Rate it:

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clock upTo accumulate a large amount of time.Rate it:

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clock upTo accumulate a large distance.Rate it:

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stop an eight-day clock and throw it into reverseBefore batteries and household electricity were used to power clocks, most clocks had to be wound by hand to keep operating. Eight-day clocks were designed so they only had to be wound every eighth day and the movement only turned in a clockwise direction. Therefore, someone with an appearance objectionable enough to stop the clock and send the movement spinning in the wrong and opposite direction would be ugly indeed.Rate it:

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a stopped clock is right twice a dayA normally unreliable person or instrument can occasionally provide correct information, even if only by accident.Rate it:

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against the clockIn a time-restricted manner, to meet a deadline, hurriedly, timed.Rate it:

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around the clockAll the time or seemingly all the time; constantly.Rate it:

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beat the clockTo perform a task or successfully complete an activity within a time limit.Rate it:

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beat the clockTo be used or become operational before a deadline or date of expiration.Rate it:

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beat the clockTo remain youthful; to live a long, healthy life.Rate it:

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beat the clockPerform a task quickly or within a fixed time limit.Rate it:

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clock inTo be measured at.Rate it:

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clock inTo begin work.Rate it:

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clock is runningAlternative form of clock is tickingRate it:

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clock is tickingTime is running out; a deadline is approaching.Rate it:

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clock offto end workRate it:

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clock outTo end work; to officially record a time when one terminates a period of work.Rate it:

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clock outTo officially record a work-termination time for.Rate it:

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clock outTo transmit individual bits of data under the control of a clock.Rate it:

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cuckoo clockornate timepieceRate it:

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face that would stop a clockA shockingly attractive face.Rate it:

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face that would stop a clockA shockingly unattractive face.Rate it:

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