clock up

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clock up

  1. (transitive, figuratively) To accumulate a large amount of time.
    To become a pilot, you must clock up at least 1,000 hours flying time.
  2. (transitive, figuratively, Britain) To accumulate a large distance.
    My car has clocked up over 5,000 miles in the last month

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