roll back the clock

roll back the clock

To revisit, recount, return to or recreate a time or era from the past. The purpose of this conference is to roll back the clock by analyzing remains of early human and trying to gain insight into their way of life. The governor is bent on rolling back the clock and returning us to the ethics of the 1950s. I'd love to roll back the clock to when I was a kid. It was such a happy, carefree time in my life.
See also: back, clock, roll
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Veriploid[TM] is designed to roll back the clock to enable healthy egg development, meaning an egg with the correct number of chromosomes," said Dr.
Veriploid(TM) is designed to roll back the clock to enable healthy egg development, meaning an egg with the correct number of chromosomes," said Dr.
Here in Oregon, we'll be doing everything we can to educate voters about the candidates who support access to women's basic preventive care, and those who would roll back the clock on access.
Look at Spain and roll back the clock six years and have a look at their Under-21s and Under-19s winning tournaments.
It's easier to forward one day, it will give you 5 lives immediately without any problems when you roll back the clock 5.
But roll back the clock four years ago and it was a different story; at the time Johnathan was not sure university was for him, felt he did not have the confidence to get a degree and set plans in motion to get a job.
I pray the Supreme Court will recognize the wisdom of its prior decision, because we cannot afford to roll back the clock on a half century of progress," said Ellis.
If you roll back the clock by five years, however, prime rents for 200,000 sq ft plus sheds ranged between pounds 4.
The Northern Irishman was getting some practice in at the much-vaunted Congressional Blue Course ahead of the June 16 event, where he'll look to roll back the clock 12 months: a final-round 74 at Pebble Beach saw McDowell pip Gregory Havret, Ernie Els, Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods to the sought-after Major.
Roll back the clock 20 years, and many credit unions in the west had turned over their correspondent services to Security Pacific Bank, then a financial giant.
Guido Marini, sparked wide debate with his public call for a "reform of the reform," suggesting to some a desire to roll back the clock on liturgical reforms associated with the Second Vatican Council (1962-65).
BIRMINGHAM is set to roll back the clock more than a quarter of a century and start the mass building of council houses again.
Evidently spaced out, like the figures in Wall's well-known The Vampires' Picnic (1991), these jobbers are probably wishing they could roll back the clock to the moment before fate wrung them out.
Will the next White House be able to roll back the clock and bring more calm, decorum and substance to the daily briefing for reporters?