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What´s a time clock run?
Somebody asked me this in the office yesterday, if this one´s right or not.
I couldn´t recognize it. He asked me if what do I think of the phrase/sentence/or whatever it is, ¨Time clock run¨, if it is grammatically right or not. I immediately said no, it´s not. A time clock is as what you said a clock and it runs. So it should be ¨The time clock runs.¨ He told me ¨NO¨. He means ¨A time clock run¨ as in ¨fun run¨ or what other kinds or run there may be...
Do you know this? Is he right?
In "time clock run", run is not a verb it is a noun meaning an running activity and "time clock" are adjectives that modify "run"
Your friend is correct in its usage. It means a a running activity (a race perhaps) where the event is timed with a clock.
I have never heard the words "time clock" used to mean anything other than a time-stamping device used to keep track of the hours that an employee has worked. Time clock - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Maybe everyone is running for the time clock at the end of a work day.
I also think it's not very common. Though you may understand it if used in a proper way.