Definition of Run down the clock

1. Verb. (idiomatic intransitive) To waste time at the end of a match such that it is terminated by running out of time, or during a match so a time penalty is made less severe. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Run Down The Clock

run around like a chicken with its head cut off
run around with
run away
run away with
run back
run bases
run batted in
run book
run by
run chase
run chases
run circles around
run circles round
run counter
run down
run down the clock (current term)
run dry
run for
run for it
run for office
run for one's money
run for the hills
run for the roses
run hot and cold
run in
run in the family
run interference
run into
run into the ground
run like a top

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