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

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move 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 move your clock forward tonight or you'll end up oversleeping tomorrow! I hate having to move the clocks forward every spring, it's such an antiquated custom.
See also: forward, move
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Japan is now also considering moving the clock forward two hours to give athletes better conditions, with organizing committee sports director Koji Murofushi saying they are working on two timetables to be prepared.
A year later, we are moving the clock forward again by 30 seconds, due to the failure of Trump and other world leaders to deal with looming threats of nuclear war and climate change.
Unchecked dangers linked to climate change were another factor scientists cited for moving the clock forward.
The study showed that moving the clock forward or backward may alter the timing of when heart attacks occur in the week following these time changes.
Moving the clock forward many of today's modern rifles carry optics of tremendous quality and sometimes size.
Since then, the government has promoted the benefits of moving the clock forward one hour in April.
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