One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘he glanced at the clock—it was 10.30’
timepiece, timekeeper, timer
2‘the car was three years old and had over 50,000 miles on the clock’
milometer, odometer, counter
1‘he finished second in the 100 metres, clocking 11.8 seconds’
register, record, log
achieve, attain, accomplish, gain, earn, win, make
informal do, chalk up, notch up, rack up, bag, turn in, knock up
2‘Liz was the first to clock the change in her new neighbour’
notice, observe, perceive, note, see, become aware of, discern, detect, spot, distinguish, catch sight of, make out, take notice of, mark, remark
pay attention to, take note of, heed, take heed of, pay heed to
literary behold, descry, espy
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