like clockwork


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Words related to like clockwork

with regularity and precision

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It is always encouraging to report, whenever these type of incidents occur, that the emergency planning went like clockwork.
Shore concedes that some of his online fans/critics aren't far afield in suggesting a dramatic seizure comes every episode like clockwork.
it was almost like clockwork, you could play for twenty minutes before the police would show up" (quoted in Azerrad 18).
Whelan ran his Mass like clockwork, and God help the boy who was still sleepy, because the man knew our marks like they were chalked on the floor, and he expected us to be quick with the equipment of the Mass--glassware, towels, smoke.
While shocks do not recur like clockwork, they often follow a rough pattern.