clock up

verb

(tr, adverb) to record or registerthis car has clocked up 80 000 miles

Nearby words

  1. clock jack,
  2. clock off,
  3. clock on,
  4. clock puncher,
  5. clock radio,
  6. clock watch,
  7. clock watcher,
  8. clock-hour,
  9. clock-radio,
  10. clock-timer

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Idioms and Phrases with clock up

clock up

Record accumulated hours, miles, or points. For example, It won't be easy to clock up 1,000 flying hours, or Brian clocked up a record number of baskets this year. [Mid-1900s]

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