clock off

When you clock off at work, you leave work or put a special card into a device to show what time you left.

[V P] The Night Duty Officer was ready to clock off...

[V P n] They clocked off duty and left at ten to three.

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English dictionary. 2008.

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  • clock off — verb to end work Most of the staff has already clocked off for the night, you should do the same. Syn: clock out, punch out …   Wiktionary

  • clock off/out — [phrasal verb] chiefly Brit : to record on a special card the time that you stop working What time did you clock off yesterday? I clocked off [=(US) punched out] 10 minutes late. • • • Main Entry: ↑clock …   Useful english dictionary

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  • clock — [klɒk ǁ klɑːk] verb clock in also clock on BrE phrasal verb [intransitive] to record on a special card the time you arrive at work or begin work: • I clock on at 8:30. clock off also …   Financial and business terms

  • clock out — verb register one s departure from work • Syn: ↑punch out, ↑clock off • Ant: ↑punch in (for: ↑punch out), ↑clock in • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • clock — clock1 W3S2 [klɔk US kla:k] n [Date: 1300 1400; : Middle Dutch; Origin: clocke bell, clock , from Medieval Latin clocca bell , from a Celtic language] 1.) an instrument that shows what time it is, in a room or outside on a building ▪ The clock on …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • clock — 1 noun (C) 1 an instrument in a room or on a public building that shows what time it is: The clock was ticking on the mantelpiece. | the clock strikes three/half past four etc: The church clock struck midnight. | the clock says... (=the clock… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • clock — clock1 [ klak ] noun count ** an object that shows the time. The object like a clock you wear on your wrist is called a watch. Clocks either have a background called a face with hands that point to the hours and minutes, or they are digital… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English


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