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

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put 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 put your clock back tonight. I hate having to put the clocks back every autumn, it's such an antiquated custom.
See also: back, put
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WHEN I put my clocks back I considered how quickly that time of year has come round again.