French translation of 'clockwork'
Example Sentences Including 'clockwork'
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All week it worked like clockwork.FRANKIE: The Autobiography of Frankie Dettori (2004)
But, after that, the system at the hospital went like clockwork.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Me and a cameraman with a clockwork wind-up camera.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Now my day runs like clockwork.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
They all ran like clockwork and were free.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
You can also see the clockwork mechanism that made the light flash.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
He felt himself running in slow motion, slower and slower, like a clockwork toy running down.CHARMED LIFE (1977)
As usual, though, the moment a plan does not go like clockwork from the outset there are calls for it to be abandoned.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
For those of us lucky enough to have been in Beijing, it was the way the whole thing ran like clockwork.The Sun (2011)
For years, the last day of the season has run like clockwork.The Sun (2016)
Whether it is all running like clockwork depends on results.The Sun (2012)
A grey mental gloom settles over them with clockwork regularity as soon as the days draw in and the mornings get darker.Stay Well This Winter (1989)
Hopefully you'll sort any hitches so the whole wedding runs like clockwork.The Sun (2009)
Japanese cars in the main seem to run like clockwork.The Sun (2009)
The Olympic village ran like clockwork.The Sun (2012)
England carried themselves wearily from the beginning, conscious that they had forfeited the game the day before, going through their activities now like clockwork toys winding down.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
They are dull from a distance, audible by clicks and ribald whistles, and up close as glossy and iridescent as clockwork toys.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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Used Occasionally. clockwork is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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British English: clockwork ADJECTIVE
A clockwork toy or device has machinery inside it which makes it move when it is wound up with a key.
...a clockwork train-set.
Translation of clockwork from the Collins English to French Dictionary