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clock sth up

UK informal
phrasal verb with clock uk   /klɒk/ us   verb [I]
to collect or achieve a large number of similar things: Most store cards are just about the worst way shoppers can clock up debts. In a couple of months she will clock up a year's employment and will be able to take up the company's pension deal. Motorists who clock up more than 15,000 miles a year are more likely to be caught speeding because of the huge number of speed cameras around.
(Definition of clock sth up from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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