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 Meanings and Examples of CLOCK
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clock
 n.  a device for measuring and showing time
 v.  measure the time or duration of an event or action
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  They sat until four o'clock in the morning.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In XIX
2  Toward nine o'clock in the evening the two women retired and betook themselves to their chambers on the first floor, leaving him alone until morning on the ground floor.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER V—MONSEIGNEUR BIENVENU MADE HIS CASSOCKS LAST TOO...
3  It might have been eight o'clock in the evening.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER I—THE EVENING OF A DAY OF WALKING
4  At seven o'clock the school opened, and he entered.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VI—JEAN VALJEAN
5  As the Cathedral clock struck two in the morning, Jean Valjean awoke.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER X—THE MAN AROUSED
6  That is why they rose at five o'clock in the morning.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER III—FOUR AND FOUR
7  This was the state which the shepherd idyl, begun at five o'clock in the morning, had reached at half-past four in the afternoon.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER V—AT BOMBARDA'S
8  Three o'clock in the morning had just struck, and he had been walking thus for five hours, almost uninterruptedly, when he at length allowed himself to drop into his chair.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER IV—FORMS ASSUMED BY SUFFERING DURING SLEEP
9  a little before five o'clock in the morning.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER V—HINDRANCES
10  Madeleine usually came to see the invalid at three o'clock.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER VI—SISTER SIMPLICE PUT TO THE PROOF
11  The clock struck a quarter past three.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER VI—SISTER SIMPLICE PUT TO THE PROOF
12  Half an hour passed, then an hour, no one came; every time the clock struck, Fantine started up and looked towards the door, then fell back again.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER VI—SISTER SIMPLICE PUT TO THE PROOF
13  She came home at seven o'clock in the evening, and went to bed at once, she was so tired.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER X—THE SYSTEM OF DENIALS
14  I remember one Shrove-Tuesday when she went to bed at eight o'clock.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER X—THE SYSTEM OF DENIALS
15  The battle of Waterloo could not be begun until half-past eleven o'clock, and that gave Blucher time to come up.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER III—THE EIGHTEENTH OF JUNE, 1815
Example Sentence: (98 in 7 pages)
16  I invited him for eight o'clock, but he didn't show up until nine-thirty.
17  Her eyes kept straying over to the clock on the wall.
18  He was a bad worker who always watching the clock.
19  The presentation of prizes will begin in the town hall at nine o'clock.
20  The clock is five minutes behind.
21  Pressing the "Yes" or "No" response button stops the clock.
22  We woke up late and it was ten o'clock before we struck camp.
23  You won't catch me at work after four o'clock.
24  The clock on the church tower said nine o'clock.
25  Your flight arrives in Malaga at ten o'clock where it connects with a coach service to your hotel.
26  Any efforts to try to put the clock back will come to no good end.
27  The clock was restored to its original condition.
28  In the silence we could hear the clock ticking.
29  I had a cup of tea and a bun at four o'clock.
30  The director worked on in the office until ten o'clock last night.