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run/go like clockwork

to happen exactly as planned, without any trouble: The party went like clockwork.
(Definition of run/go like clockwork from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “run/go like clockwork”
in Chinese (Simplified) 准时进行, 顺利进行…
in Chinese (Traditional) 準時進行, 順利進行…
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