clock up



clock up (third-person singular simple present clocks up, present participle clocking up, simple past and past participle clocked up)

  1. (transitive, figuratively) To accumulate (an amount of time or experience).
    To become a pilot, you must clock up at least 1,000 hours flying time.
  2. (transitive, figuratively, Britain) To cover (a distance) over time.
    My car has clocked up over 5,000 miles in the last month

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