Phrases.com »

Phrases related to: around the clock

Yee yee! We've found 307 phrases and idioms matching around the clock.

'tis the seasonIndicating that it is the time of year around Christmas, and that things associated with that time period are happening or likely to happen.Rate it:

(5.00 / 1 vote)
à la rondearoundRate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
a stopped clock is right twice a dayA normally unreliable person or instrument can occasionally provide correct information, even if only by accident.Rate it:

(4.50 / 2 votes)
against the clockIn a time-restricted manner, to meet a deadline, hurriedly, timed.Rate it:

(5.00 / 1 vote)
against the clockRunning out of time.Rate it:

(2.00 / 1 vote)
albatross around one's neckSomething that one is associated with that keeps one from succeeding in what they want to achieve.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
Albatross Around Your NeckA person or a thing you feel like a burden and you always want to avoid and get rid of, something bad you did and want to avoid discussing or someone else recall it againRate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
albatross round one's neckAlternative form of albatross around one's neck.Rate it:

(2.00 / 1 vote)
alone in a crowdFeeling as though one does not fit in with the people around one.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
along aboutApproximately; at around some time.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
apron stringOne of the pair of strings or narrow sewn cloth strips used to fasten an apron around the wearer's waist.Rate it:

(3.00 / 1 vote)
around robin hood's barnAll over the place.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
around robin hood's barnThe long way around; a roundabout or circuitous route.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
around the bendCrazy, insane.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
around the clockAll the time or seemingly all the time; constantly.Rate it:

(1.00 / 1 vote)
around the cornerImminent.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
around the HornVia shipboard communications, formerly metal tubes with earhorn-like ends.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
around the HornFollowing the extremely hazardous naval route around Cape Horn, the southernmost point in South America.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
arse aroundTo behave in a clownish, irresponsible or inefficient manner.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
ask aroundTo enquire about something to different people.Rate it:

(3.00 / 1 vote)
balls aroundAlternative form of balls aboutRate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
bandy aroundTo talk about something with others, but without knowing the exact facts or truth of the matter.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
bang aroundTo make a lot of percussive noise while doing an activity.Rate it:

(3.00 / 1 vote)
basement battlerA team in or around the relegation zone.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
bat aroundWhen at least nine batters bat in a half inning.Rate it:

(4.00 / 2 votes)
bat aroundTo discuss.Rate it:

(4.00 / 2 votes)
be aroundTo be alive, existent, or present.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
beat around the bushevasive responses, implausible explanations, extrapolations instead of explanations.Rate it:

(5.00 / 1 vote)
Beat Around the BushTo avoid getting to some point or answering any question that is relevant, the approach of some people, which is quite far from the real objective or center of focus.Rate it:

(5.00 / 2 votes)
beat around the bushTo delay or avoid talking about something difficult or unpleasant.Rate it:

(5.00 / 1 vote)
beat around the bushTo treat a topic but omit its main points, often intentionally.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
beat the clockTo perform a task or successfully complete an activity within a time limit.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
beat the clockTo be used or become operational before a deadline or date of expiration.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
beat the clockTo remain youthful; to live a long, healthy life.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
beat the clockPerform a task quickly or within a fixed time limit.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
beating around the bushAvoiding factual responses, offering evasive statements, presenting dubious evidence.Rate it:

(5.00 / 1 vote)
big guyA term of endearment, usually addressed toward an all-around good male person.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
blow pastTo easily overcome or go around a safeguard or limit.Rate it:

(5.00 / 1 vote)
bomb aroundThe drive around at speed for pleasure.Rate it:

(4.00 / 2 votes)
boss aroundTo act in a bossy manner with another person, ordering them to do things, whether or not one is actually their superior.Rate it:

(4.00 / 2 votes)
box inTo enclose by drawing a box aroundRate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
bring aroundAlternative form of bring roundRate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
BroadwayA place name for a settlement which grew up around such a road. For example, Broadway, Worcestershire, Broadway, Somerset.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
bum aroundTo wander around idly to no purpose; to loaf or loiter.Rate it:

(4.00 / 2 votes)
cake walkFrom the mid 1900s, a game at a fair or party in which people walk around a numbered circle along to music. When the music is stopped, the caller draws a number from a jar and whoever is standing on or closest to that number that number wins a cake.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
cast aboutTo try to find; look around; search; meditate.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
cast aroundTo cast about.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
cat aroundTo engage in sex with various partners; to sleep around.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
circles aroundFar faster or better than.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
clean someone's clockTo defeat decisively, in a physical fight or other competition or negotiation.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)

We need you!

Help us build the largest human-edited phrases collection on the web!