clean clock

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clean (someone's) clock

To thoroughly trounce, defeat, or beat up someone. Watch it, pal, or I'll clean your clock for you! The visitors really cleaned the home team's clock tonight!
See also: clean, clock

clean (someone's) clock

Slang
To beat or defeat decisively: "Immense linemen declared their intentions to clean the clocks of opposing players" (Russell Baker).
See also: clean, clock
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And the reason is, you don't start a conflict against the major superpower just because you might have some short-term advantage since, in the long term, we'll come back and clean your clock.