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round the clockNonstop, 24 hours per day.Rate it:

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come roundTo make a regular circuit.Rate it:

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round of applauseAn outburst of clapping among a group or audience. Often asked for by the Master of Ceremonies at a concert or other performance.Rate it:

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square peg into a round hole(idiomatic) Something or someone that does not fit well or at all; something that will not succeed as attempted, except possibly with much force and effort.Rate it:

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round outTo make more complete by adding details.Rate it:

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ask roundTo enquire about something to different people.Rate it:

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bring roundTo resuscitate; to cause to regain consciousness.Rate it:

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ring roundTo call a number of people by phone, usually a circle of friends, to organise something.Rate it:

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round offTo change the shape of an object to make it more circular.Rate it:

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round upTo the smallest integer that is not less than it, or to some other greater value, especially a whole number of hundreds, thousands, etc.Rate it:

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bring roundTo bring something when coming.Rate it:

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come roundTo recover consciousness.Rate it:

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round downTo the greatest integer that is not greater than it, or to some other lower value, especially a whole number of hundreds, thousands, etc.Rate it:

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round offTo complete or finish something.Rate it:

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round upTogether.Rate it:

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albatross round one's neckAlternative form of albatross around one's neck.Rate it:

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ask roundTo invite someone to your house.Rate it:

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come roundTo change one's opinion.Rate it:

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come roundTo cease anger or hostility.Rate it:

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go round in circlesTo repeatedly do the same thing; without making any progress.Rate it:

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make the world go roundto have a crucial role in keeping things working as they shouldRate it:

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rally roundTo unite in order to support a fellow group member.Rate it:

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round offTo change a number into an approximation having fewer significant digits.Rate it:

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round tableA conference at which participants of similar status discuss and exchange viewsRate it:

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round tableA television show segment in which pundits or reporters discuss current events.Rate it:

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round tableUsed other than as an idiom: see round, table.Rate it:

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round the bendCrazy, mad or insane.Rate it:

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square peg in a round holeSomething or someone that does not fit well or at all; something that will not succeed as attempted, except possibly with much force and effort, or alteration of either the peg or the hole or both beyond recognition.Rate it:

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clock upTo accumulate a large amount of time.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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clock upTo accumulate a large distance.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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clean someone's clockTo defeat decisively, in a physical fight or other competition or negotiation.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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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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on the clockDisplayed numerically on the mileage or kilometric gauge.Rate it:

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on the clockIn the official time expired in a game or other sporting event.Rate it:

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on the clockIn the official time remaining in a game or other sporting event.Rate it:

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on the clockOf a taxicab, engaged for hire; displayed numerically as time or fare on the meter of a taxicab.Rate it:

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on the clockRemunerated per unit of time.Rate it:

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on the clockWorking at one's job; occupied in some manner during one's hours of remunerated employment.Rate it:

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