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

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turn 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 turn your clock forward tonight or you'll end up oversleeping tomorrow! I hate having to turn the clocks forward every spring, it's such an antiquated custom.
See also: forward, turn
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Americans will be getting an extra hour of sunlight when daylight saving time starts Sunday and they turn their clocks forward at 2 a.