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be watching the clock

(also have/keep your eye on the clock)
to be looking to see what the time is, usually because you are bored or eager to leave: I had a train to catch, so I was watching the clock all through the meeting.
Translations of “be watching the clock”
in Chinese (Traditional) (通常因厭煩或急於離開而)老是看錶…
in Chinese (Simplified) (通常因厌烦或急于离开而)老是看表…
(Definition of be watching the clock from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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