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going like clockwork

phrase
present participle of go like clockwork

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to turn out as planned or desired
  • Once we figured out what to do, the job went like clockwork.

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going in (on)

going like clockwork

going off

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“Going like clockwork.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/going%20like%20clockwork. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

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