Put clocks forward - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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put 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 put your clock forward tonight or you'll end up oversleeping tomorrow! I hate having to put the clocks forward every spring, it's such an antiquated custom.
References in periodicals archive
The UK Government has backed plans to put clocks forward
an hour all year round to go before the Commons.
If enough licensees put clocks forward
, the Government could give the campaign consideration.
Tonight we all need to put clocks forward
one hour as British summer time begins on Sunday morning.
UK ROAD deaths could be cut by 6 per cent - around 200 people a year - if we put clocks forward
rather than back each winter, according to figures released by insurer yesinsurance.