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"clock out" in British English

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clock out

(UK also clock off) informal
phrasal verb with clock uk   /klɒk/  us   /klɑːk/ verb [T]
to ​leavework, ​especially by ​recording the ​time you ​leave on a ​specialmachine
(Definition of clock out from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"clock out" in Business English

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clock out

( UK also clock off, US also punch out)
phrasal verb with clock uk   us   /klɒk/ verb [I]
WORKPLACE to ​leavework, especially by ​recording the ​time you ​leave on a ​specialmachine: I'm not going to ​clock out at 5 if I have a ​customer who ​needs some ​help.
(Definition of clock out from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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