English version

beat the clock

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbeat the clockbeat the clockto finish something very quickly, especially before a particular time The company managed to beat the clock on delivering its new system. beat
Examples from the Corpus
beat the clockSecondly, it has to beat the clock.Sometimes I wake early to beat the clock.Use a timer and ask the student to beat the clock.Their aim - to beat the clock and each other in a competition to find the fastest draw in the country.
Pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
Click on the pictures to check.
Word of the day consequently as a result