around the clock

adverb
without stopping
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she worked around the clock

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phrasal
1. : continuously for 24 hours : day and night without cessation
2. : without relaxation and heedless of time

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all day and all night

Rescuers worked around the clock to free people trapped in the wreckage.

Thesaurus: all the time and alwayssynonym
Main entry: clock

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around (or round) the clock
all day and all night

working around the clock

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around the clock (also round the clock)
: throughout the entire day and night : every hour of the day

Our stores are now open around the clock. [=our stores are open 24 hours a day]

Reporters worked around the clock to cover the story.

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Main Entry:clock

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around/round the ˈclock idiom
all day and all night without stopping
Main entry:clockidiom

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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