Translation of "be watching the clock" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

be watching the clock

(also have/keep your eye on the clock)

to be looking to see what the time is, usually because you are bored or eager to leave

(通常因厌烦或急于离开而)老是看表
I had a train to catch, so I was watching the clock all through the meeting. 我得赶火车,所以开会的时候我一直在不停地看时间。

(Translation of “be watching the clock” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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