on the clock - definition and synonyms

phrase
  1. 1
    the amount of time on the clock is the amount of time since something started. The amount of time left on the clock or still on the clock is the amount of time before something finishes.
  2. 2
    informal used for saying how many miles a vehicle’s mileometer or speedometer shows

    a car with over 82,000 miles on the clock

See also main entry: clock