Move the clocks forward - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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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. Primarily heard in UK. 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.
References in periodicals archive
On March 29, we move the clocks forward
one hour to British Summer Time.
BY SARAH BARDON JUSTICE Minister Alan Shatter yesterday rejected proposals to move the clocks forward
There is a campaign to move the clocks forward
by an hour, which supporters say would save money and lives and boost tourism.
Proposals to move the clocks forward
by one hour have been suggested.
A FRESH bid to move the clocks forward
an hour - to save energy and reduce accidents by having lighter evenings -was blocked by the Government.
Opposition MPs accept it would be wrong for Wales to be in a different time zone from its neighbours, but do want to move the clocks forward