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

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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. 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.
See also: back, move
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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.