clock off/out

phrasal verb

clocked off/out; clocking off/out; clocks off/out
chiefly British
: to record on a special card the time that one stops working
What time did you clock off yesterday?
I clocked out 10 minutes early.

Examples of clock off/out in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Lions, however, made their free throws down the stretch to run the clock out. Baltimore Sun Staff, Baltimore Sun, 28 Feb. 2024 What’s more, the 500-plus workers at Kellogg’s office at MediaCityUK in Salford won’t have to worry about getting too bogged down with meetings to clock off early: Since 2021, the company has run a no-meetings mandate on Friday afternoons. Orianna Rosa Royle, Fortune Europe, 7 May 2024 You’re expected to fulfill your tasks within a certain time frame and are generally free to clock off after. Sho Dewan, Forbes, 29 Feb. 2024 Desiree Carmichael, a 42-year-old Black single mom and utility firm administrator in Birmingham, Alabama, said after her boys clock out, she’s tempted to do the same. Marc Ramirez, USA TODAY, 30 Jan. 2024 The two have been printing face shields around the clock out of Lane’s home, or rather, Curth’s car. Mitchel Bobo, Sacramento Bee, 30 Jan. 2024 The Chiefs were then able to run the clock out to capture the victory. USA TODAY, 23 Jan. 2024 All Damian Lillard wanted to do after working all weekend – including overtime – was clock out. Lori Nickel, Journal Sentinel, 15 Jan. 2024 South Florida then ran the clock out and won its eighth straight game. Langston Wertz Jr., Charlotte Observer, 7 Feb. 2024

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“Clock off/out.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/clock%20off%2Fout. Accessed 12 Jun. 2024.

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