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like clockwork

exactly as planned: So far, everything had worked like clockwork.
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like clockwork

also (as) regular as clockwork
very regularly, or at exactly the planned times: Since the recent improvements to the service, the buses are running like clockwork. My daughter always calls me every Friday evening, (as) regular as clockwork.
(Definition of like clockwork from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “like clockwork”
in Chinese (Simplified) 非常有规律, 极为准时…
in Chinese (Traditional) 非常有規律, 極為準時…
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