Turn our clocks back - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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turn the/(one's) clock(s) back
To adjust the time on one's clock(s) back by one hour to account for the end of daylight saving time. Primarily heard in UK. Don't forget to turn your clock back tonight. I hate having to turn the clocks back every autumn, it's such an antiquated custom.
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When we turn our clocks back
it puts us one hour behind every other country in Europe, apart from Portugal - and that is certainly bad for business.
This year, we turn our clocks back
today, which is also Halloween.