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keep perfect/good etc time

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishkeep perfect/good etc timekeep perfect/good etc timeif a clock keeps good time, it always shows the correct time time
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keep perfect/good etc timeNothing unusual - clocks behaving as before, keeping good time and continuing to emit their light beams.Running in a clump through a crowded station, like the Bash Street Kids, keeping perfect time with chant and clap.But like a single gear in a mechanical clock, timeless can not keep good time all by itself.
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