put the clock forward

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put the clock forward (third-person singular simple present puts the clock forward, present participle putting the clock forward, simple past and past participle put the clock forward)

  1. (idiomatic, transitive)To change the time in a time zone to a later time.
    Don't forget that this Sunday we put the clocks forward an hour.