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clock-watching

noun [U] uk   /ˈklɒkˌwɒtʃ.ɪŋ/  us   /ˈklɑːkˌwɑːtʃ-/ disapproving
the act of repeatedly looking to see what time it is in order to see how much longer you have to work
clock-watcher
noun [C] uk   /ˈklɒkˌwɒtʃ.ər/  us   /ˈklɑːkˌwɑːtʃ.ɚ/
Translations of “clock-watching”
in Chinese (Traditional) 總看時間等下班的行為…
in Chinese (Simplified) 总看时间等下班的行为…
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