put the/(one's) clock(s) forward

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put 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 put your clock forward tonight or you'll end up oversleeping tomorrow! I hate having to put the clocks forward every spring, it's such an antiquated custom.
See also: forward, put
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ONCE again the pointless charade of putting our clocks forward is happening on March 30.
ONLY two years ago Tory MP Rebecca Harris proposed a three-year trial of putting our clocks forward by an hour.
On the weekend when the rest of us were putting our clocks forward an hour, Villa effectively turned theirs back to the days when Gregory's coaching skills played such an integral part in taking Villa to Coca-Cola Cup glory and fourth place in the Premiership.
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