put the clocks back

put the clocks back
put the clocks back (or forward)
adjust clocks or watches backward (or forward) to take account of official changes in time

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put the clocks forward/back idiom
(BrE) (NAmE set/move the clocks ahead/back) to change the time shown by clocks, usually by one hour, when the time changes officially, for example at the beginning and end of summer

Remember to put your clocks back tonight.

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