turn the/(one's) clock(s) forward

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turn the/(one's) clock(s) forward

To advance the time on one's clock(s) ahead by one hour to account for the beginning of daylight saving time. Don't forget to turn your clock forward tonight or you'll end up oversleeping tomorrow! I hate having to turn the clocks forward every spring, it's such an antiquated custom.
See also: forward, turn
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And what, if anything, could be done to turn the clock forward again?
Turn the clock forward to today, and the Goods' lifestyle is no longer considered remotely eccentric.
Turn the clock forward to 198 7 and that little lad, once turned away at nine, was a 44-year-old striding from the field at Scarborough having played his final innings for Warwickshire.
Turn the clock forward 15 minutes and another miscued Walder kick went right down Wasps' left wing Kenny Logan's throat with no-one in front of him.
Turn the clock forward less than three months and he's back in the Wales set-up with an FA Cup performance against Manchester United and a Premiership appearance under his belt for Tottenham Hotspur.
Turn the clock forward another 400 years and it was Burne-Jones, Morris and Tennyson who were adding new layers to the story.
Turn the clock forward and the same problem faces Michelle Maxwell, on the fast track through the ranks of the Secret Service until presidential candidate John Bruno is abducted from a funeral home under her protection.
I think if you could turn the clock forward two years on both the West Coast lines and the Cross Country, where you have got all the new trains coming, people are going to see the most wonderful, wonderful transformation,' he insisted.