turn the/(one's) clock(s) back

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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. 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.
See also: back, turn
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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.