clock sth up Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"clock sth up" in British English

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clock sth up

mainly UK informal
phrasal verb with clock uk   /klɒk/  us   /klɑːk/ verb [T]
to ​win or ​achieve a ​largenumber of ​similar things: The Australians have ​clocked up three ​goldmedals and two ​silvers in the ​swimmingevents.
(Definition of clock sth up from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"clock sth up " in Business English

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clock sth up

UK informal
phrasal verb with clock uk   us   /klɒk/ verb [I]
to ​collect or ​achieve a large ​number of similar things: Most ​storecards 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 ​pensiondeal. 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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