HyperDic: like_clockwork

English > 1 sense of the expression like clockwork:
ADVERBalllike clockworkwith regularity and precision
English > like clockwork: 1 sense > adverb 1
MeaningWith regularity and precision.
Example"the rocket launch went off like clockwork"
Usage ofidiom, idiomatic expression, phrasal idiom, set phrase, phraseAn expression whose meanings cannot be inferred / inferred from the meanings of the words that make it up
Spanishcomo un reloj
Catalancom un rellotge

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