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

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turn 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 turn your clock forward tonight or you'll end up oversleeping tomorrow! I hate having to turn the clocks forward every spring, it's such an antiquated custom.
See also: forward, turn
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Oh here we are, December already, it seems like it was only yesterday we were welcoming in a new year but Father Time is relentless and as he turns the clock forward the heavens occupy his favourite sign, Capricorn.