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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There is, perhaps, a case for moving our clocks forward by one hour to make winter mornings more bearable and leaving them that way permanently.
This week, I've been visited by my local Fife postmen as they step up their campaign against moving our clocks forward.