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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “be watching the clock”

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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
(通常因厭煩或急於離開而)老是看錶
I had a train to catch, so I was watching the clock all through the meeting.
我要趕火車,所以開會的時候我一直在不停地看時間。
Using the eyesEyesight, glasses and lensesThe eye and surrounding areaPerceptiveBore and bored
Translations of “be watching the clock”
in Chinese (Simplified) (通常因厌烦或急于离开而)老是看表…
(Definition of be watching the clock from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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