it is generally slow.
it is punctual and regular.
it is generally late.
i'm xperienc'g it
It should have been - like atomic clock - its probably the best clock i've heard of- :)
It`s always on right time
clockwork :A mechanism of geared wheels driven by a wound spring, as in a mechanical clock.
And now the meaning of like clockwork:With machinelike regularity and precision.
Ex: The project proceeded like clockwork.
We have the same one in Arabic. Very interesting indeed!