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

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move 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 move your clock forward tonight or you'll end up oversleeping tomorrow! I hate having to move the clocks forward every spring, it's such an antiquated custom.
See also: forward, move
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So let's move the clock forward by one hour for a three-year trial period.
The prime minister said that the Cabinet last year decided to move the clock forward by one hour from April 1 (till October 31) in order to mitigate power shortage.
When the '09 Dodge Ram began to move through the system in 2005, the team decided it wanted to move the clock forward on interior theme selection by as much as four months in order to provide an opportunity for suppliers, designers and engineers to work together to improve interior build quality and execution.
Move the clock forward to June 2007 and a dog called Catunda Harry covered the 525 yards at Limerick in a sensational 27.
com reminds everyone to move the clock forward by one hour at 2:00 am this Sunday.
Move the clock forward to tomorrow evening and the same Grayslands Pixie is the major stumbling block as McKenna bids to add the Oaks title tothe Derby he won last September with Like A Shot.