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Meaning of “punch the clock” in the English Dictionary

"punch the clock" in British English

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punch the clock

US to put a ​card into a ​specialmachine to ​record the ​times you ​arrive at and ​leavework to go to ​work every ​day: After 17 ​years of ​punching the ​clock, he just ​disappeared one ​morning and was never ​heard from again.
(Definition of punch the clock from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “punch the clock”
in Chinese (Simplified) 打卡上下班…
in Chinese (Traditional) 打卡上下班…
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