extend a deadline

This page is about the collocation extend a deadline

collocation pattern: verb + noun


to give someone more time in which to do something

For example

  • Why don't you ask your teacher to extend the deadline?

  • My deadline's already been extended, so she won't extend it again.

A related collocation is "extend a visa"

Quick Quiz

Ask your boss to extend the deadline if

a. you're behind schedule

b. you're ahead of schedule

c. you're quitting your job

Contributor: Matt Errey