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
10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PUT THE CLOCK BACK»
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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
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
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 ...
... 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; ...
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
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 ...
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!
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
Radcliffe Observatory (Oxford), 1851
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
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