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"clock in" in British English

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clock in

(UK also clock on) informal
phrasal verb with clock uk   /klɒk/  us   /klɑːk/ verb [T]
to ​record the ​time you ​arrive at ​work on a ​specialmachine: What ​time did you ​clock in this ​morning? Clocking-in ​time is 9.00 a.m.
(Definition of clock in from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"clock in" in Business English

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clock in

( UK also clock on, US also punch in)
phrasal verb with clock uk   us   /klɒk/ verb [I]
WORKPLACE to begin ​work, especially by ​recording the ​time you arrive at ​work on a ​specialmachine: What ​time did you ​clock in this morning? We are supposed to ​clock in before 9.00 a.m.
(Definition of clock in from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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