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

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set 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 set your clock forward tonight or you'll end up oversleeping tomorrow! I hate having to set the clocks forward every spring, it's such an antiquated custom.
See also: forward, set
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Fred Foster Radford No reminder to set our clocks forward UPON reading Friday, March 23 and Saturday, March 24 editions of your paper, perhaps I missed it but I see there was no mention or reminder for the readers to alter their clocks forward one hour.
Last month, we were reminded to set our clocks forward one hour for Daylight Savings.