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put the clocks back (or forward)

Definition of put the clocks back or forward in English:

Adjust clocks or watches backward (or forward) to take account of official changes in time.
Example sentences
  • It's October 27th, and three days before we put the clocks back.
  • We put the clocks forward a couple of days ago, it's British summertime.
  • I have put my clocks forward, apart from the three that are radio-controlled and should look after themselves.
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