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Meaning of "put the clock back" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF PUT THE CLOCK BACK

put the clock back play
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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PUT THE CLOCK BACK

put that in your pipe and smoke it
put the bite on someone
put the boot in
put the cart before the horse
put the cat among the pigeons
put the fear of God into
put the finger on
put the frighteners on
put the hard word on
put the kibosh on
put the lid on
put the mockers on
put the moz on
put the nips in
put the question
put the record straight
put the wind up
put their heads together
put through
put to bed

WORDS THAT END LIKE PUT THE CLOCK BACK

a slap on the back
back
back to back
bounce back
fall back
fight back
get back
go back
hit back
hold back
look back
lower back
on one´s back
pat on the back
pay back
put back
set back
sit back
slap on the back
take back
upper back

Synonyms and antonyms of put the clock back in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «put the clock back» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PUT THE CLOCK BACK

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Translator English - Chinese

让时光倒流
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

retrasar el reloj
570 millions of speakers

English

put the clock back
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

वापस घड़ी डाल
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

وضع عقارب الساعة إلى الوراء
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

перевести часы назад
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

colocar o relógio para trás
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ঘড়ি পিছনে রাখা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

mettre en arrière
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Letakkan jam kembali
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

stellen die Uhr zurück
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

時計の針を戻す
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

다시 시계를 넣어
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Sijine jam maneh
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đặt đồng hồ trở lại
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கடிகாரத்தை மீண்டும் போடு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

घड्याळ परत लावा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Saati geri koy
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

mettere l´orologio indietro
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

umieścić zegar z powrotem
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

перевести годинник назад
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

pune ceasul înapoi
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

βάλει το ρολόι πίσω
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

sit die klok terug
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

sätta klockan tillbaka
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

sette klokken tilbake
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of put the clock back

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PUT THE CLOCK BACK»

The term «put the clock back» is regularly used and occupies the 104.919 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PUT THE CLOCK BACK» OVER TIME

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PUT THE CLOCK BACK»

Discover the use of put the clock back in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to put the clock back and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Collected Works of G.K. Chesterton, Vol. 36: The ...
It interests me for several reasons: among others, because I had always been sternly informed, when I advanced my little pleas for property and liberty, and such whimsies, that it is quite impossible to put the clock back. Poor old Germany is ...
G. K. Chesterton, 2011
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An Asperger Dictionary of Everyday Expressions: Second Edition
Put the clock back Can mean the same as turn the clock back. Can also mean to adjust the clock by putting the hour hand back one hour to allow for seasonal time adjustments.* Put the fear of God into Frighten; the phrase often implies that  ...
Ian Stuart-Hamilton, 2006
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Sterling Dictionary of Idioms
CLOCK put the clock forward/back change the time, usually by an hour, at the beginning/end of summer Remember to put the clock back an hour tonight. clock in/on record the time one arrives or leaves work She clocked in at nine o 'clock ...
Vijaya Kumar, 1998
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The Chambers Dictionary
... in a direction corresponding to that which would be taken by the hour-hand of a horizontal clock relative to a person standing at the centre and facing twelve; put back the clock or put the clock back to return to earlier time and its conditions; ...
Allied Chambers, 1998
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Concise English Dictionary
... as reckoned or shown by the clock* in a direction corresponding to that which would be taken by the hour-hand of a horizontal clock relative to a person at the centre and facing twelve; put back the clock, put the clock back to return to earlier  ...
G. (Ed ). Davidson, 2007
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Cup of All Good Things
Please, put the clock back!” In a few short minute-hours, the fat man flung open the tower door, his face pale and white. “Please! Stop!” pleaded Mortimer, shuddering to catch his breath. Michael stood glaring at him a moment, then turned to 76 ...
George Mendoza, 1999
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The Spirit Man Trilogy
He stepped to the slit window and shouted out into the flickering light of day-night -daynight, “How much time do you have left, Mortimer?” Then he heard the man's anguished voice cry back in horror, “Put it back! Please, put the clock back!
George Mendoza, 2000
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Astronomical observations made at the Radcliffe Observatory, ...
Adopted Error 11 '.14. Aug. 4. After the Observations, put the Clock back one minute. the Sun's transits on Jan. 2 and 3. Jan. 31. Put the Clock back one minute . May 22. Put the Clock back one minute. J Tioo 1 I Sidoroal 1 Mean daily rate from.
Radcliffe Observatory (Oxford), 1851
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An Accidental Statistician: The Life and Memories of George ...
Then I put the clock back in the box, put the box back in the kit bag, and put the bag back up on the rack. My companion appeared a little dazed. England had imported about two thirds of its food before the war, and these supplies were cut off ...
George E. P. Box, 2013
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American Woodworker
After the plugs have dried, put the clock back in the lathe, and give the face— including the plugs— a light turning with a sharp gouge. Sand the disc while the lathe is turning. But for the final finish sanding, turn the lathe off, and with the clock ...

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« EDUCALINGO. Put the clock back [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/put-the-clock-back>. Aug 2020 ».
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