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clock upTo accumulate a large amount of time.
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clock upTo accumulate a large distance.
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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.
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against the clockIn a time-restricted manner, to meet a deadline, hurriedly, timed.
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around the clockAll the time or seemingly all the time; constantly.
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beat the clockTo perform a task or successfully complete an activity within a time limit.
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beat the clockTo be used or become operational before a deadline or date of expiration.
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beat the clockTo remain youthful; to live a long, healthy life.
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clean someone's clockTo defeat decisively, in a physical fight or other competition or negotiation.
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clock inTo be measured at.
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clock inTo begin work.
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cuckoo clockornate timepiece
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face that would stop a clockA shockingly attractive face.
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face that would stop a clockA shockingly unattractive face.
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on the clockDisplayed numerically on the mileage or kilometric gauge.
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on the clockIn the official time expired in a game or other sporting event.
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on the clockIn the official time remaining in a game or other sporting event.
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on the clockOf a taxicab, engaged for hire; displayed numerically as time or fare on the meter of a taxicab.
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on the clockRemunerated per unit of time.
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on the clockWorking at one's job; occupied in some manner during one's hours of remunerated employment.
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punch the clockRing-In With Your Time Card or as we say; "Punch the Clock"
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put the clock backTo change the time in a time zone to an earlier time.
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put the clock forwardTo change the time in a time zone to a later time.
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round the clockNonstop, 24 hours per day.
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run down the clockTo waste time at the end of a match such that it is terminated by running out of time, or during a match so a time penalty is made less severe.
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run out the clockTo preserve a lead in a game by retaining possession, to waste time.
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run the clock downTo run down the clock
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wind back the clockFiguratively to return in time to an earlier period of history.
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work against the clockTo work very quickly because you know you only have a very limited period of time to do something.
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work around the clockTo work all day and all night without a break, because it is imperative to finish something.
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day and nightAll the time; round the clock; unceasingly.
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Dutch reckoningUsed other than as an idiom. as reckoned by the Dutch: five o'clock by the Dutch reckoning would be five o'clock in the Dutch rather than, e.g., a Canadian time zone; for example, 1 March 1625 in the Dutch reckoning was, in the English reckoning of the time, 19 February 1624(?).
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turn backNo turn a dial anticlockwise or adjust a clock or other meter to an earlier time or reading.
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you can't get a quart into a pint potWhat is being discussed is not possible.They've asked me to get to New York by five o'clock, but you can't get a quart into a pint pot!
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