Translation of clockwork in Spanish:
- it's driven by clockworkthe organization runs like clockworkfunciona con un mecanismo de relojeríaas regular as clockwork [colloquial]la organización funciona como un reloj(before noun) clockwork toy (especially British English)como un reloj [colloquial]juguete (masculine) de cuerdaExample sentences
- Of inventions which proved to have major significance, only the lens and clockwork travelled in the opposite direction, eastwards across Eurasia.
- My mother was like the evil clockwork of some kind of villainous clock gone haywire.
- Loves are lost, hearts are broken, games become mere clockwork, and his passion dies.
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