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

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move 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 move your clock back tonight. I hate having to move the clocks back every autumn, it's such an antiquated custom.
See also: back, move
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DU QUOIN -- Du Quoin Fire Chief David Durkota reminds area residents to move their clocks back one hour before going to bed Saturday night -- and to also change the batteries in their smoke alarms.