View Poll Results: If something is like clockwork,

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  • it is generally slow.

    79 4.84%
  • it is punctual and regular.

    1,529 93.75%
  • it is generally late.

    23 1.41%
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Thread: Like clockwork

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    Like clockwork



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    #2

    Re: Like clockwork

    In the Russian we have absolutely the same expression

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    #3

    Re: Like clockwork

    Interesting- I'll remember that.

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    #4

    Re: Like clockwork

    I attained that word...
    it is really good idiom and i'll keep it in my mind forever.

    Thanks for getting this..


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    #5

    Re: Like clockwork

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    Interesting- I'll remember that.

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    #6

    Re: Like clockwork

    I like it when other languages have the same idioms or sayings.


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    #7

    Re: Like clockwork

    Me too

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    Can I say

    Here goes Jack, he is one of the most excellent employees in this company, he is working like a clockwork?

    Just for practice!!

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    Re: Like clockwork

    I'd say 'he works like clockwork' as it's a habit not just now.


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    Re: Like clockwork

    Quote Originally Posted by Anna Xpomoba View Post
    In the Russian we have absolutely the same expression
    In Russia we have the same expression

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