What does 'Against the clock' mean?
Meaning: If you do something against the clock, you are rushed and have very little time to do it.
Country: International English | Subject Area: Time | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used
- Around the clock
- Stop a clock
- Clean your clock
- Even a broken clock is right twice a day
- Five o'clock shadow
- Turn back the clock
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