clean clock

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clean (someone's) clock

To thoroughly trounce, defeat, or beat up someone. Watch it, pal, or I'll clean your clock for you! The visitors really cleaned the home team's clock tonight!
See also: clean, clock

clean (someone's) clock

Slang
To beat or defeat decisively: "Immense linemen declared their intentions to clean the clocks of opposing players" (Russell Baker).
See also: clean, clock
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Most people still expect Japan to clean our clocks in the personal computer business," Alsop said, but "I think the Japanese are going to remain behind permanently.