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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I'll also have to send them all a text message to make sure they remembered to move their clocks forward an hour on hour on Saturday night
WASHINGTON, April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- This Sunday, April 4th, Americans will move their clocks forward.
encourages computer users to step up their computer's security when they move their clocks forward on National Cyber Security Day.