Move the clocks back - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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move the/(one's) clock(s) back
To adjust the time on one's clock(s) back by one hour to account for the end of daylight saving time. Primarily heard in UK. Don't forget to move your clock back tonight. I hate having to move the clocks back every autumn, it's such an antiquated custom.
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ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- The decision to move the clocks back
or ahead is made by the Cabinet in March on a proposal by the Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources each year.
Once we move the clocks back
this weekend, the drive home from work or school for many will likely be in the dark," says Michelle Anderson of The National Road Safety Foundation.