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How much is on the clock?

Posted by ESC on May 22, 2004

In Reply to: How much is on the clock? posted by Henry on May 22, 2004

: : To whoever out there,
: : I'm sorry to be here with a question.
: : What is the meaning of *How much is on the clock*?

: : Does that mean the price? or the time?

: : Thank you for your kindness

: It can refer to the mileage recorded on the mileometer of a car. In other words, how much has this car been used?

: It can also refer to the cost of a taxi ride shown on the taxi meter.

"On the clock" also means that the person is getting paid. It refers to the "time clock" used to keep track of an employee's hours.