clock off


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clock off

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clock out

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(intr, adverb) to depart from work, esp when it involves registering the time of departure on a card
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Verb1.clock off - register one's departure from work
report - announce one's presence; "I report to work every day at 9 o'clock"
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Contestants go on dates with four potential suitors at their place of work - they include building sites, kitchens and banks - before deciding who to meet when they clock off.
We hope that with our cheerful design clocks people will clock off more often from the rat race, and stand still at issues that really matter in their lives, such as love, care, and friendship.
BRITISH bosses clock off too early and won't muck in during a crisis, claims one of David Cameron's business advisors.
I can't think of any other job where you finish the task, clock off, as it were, and then spend up to 10 minutes helping someone before clocking on and earning money again.
Now smokers' rights group Forest is up in arms at moves by Breckland Council in Norfolk, among others, to make those taking a fag break clock off while they're indulging in the killer weed.
Director Simon Clark spoke out as Breckland Council, which is based in Dereham, Norfolk, became the latest local authority to consider making workers clock off while they take a cigarette break.
These lads are entitled to be paid from the moment they clock on for work until they clock off.
Around 200 have gone already and a further 100 will clock off later this month.
Workers at a meat processor supplying Tesco were not exactly pissing themselves laughing this week over the company's decision to make them clock off when they go to the bog--though they may hove been minus the laughing bit.
It was the first of a series of six separate stories following six workers at a textile factory - and could be the show that will let Sarah Lancashire clock off from Raquel for good.
Whisking a clock off to Paris may sound glamorous, says Levine, but the transatlantic journeys were really "a lot of work.