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
a) you're behind schedule b) you're ahead of schedule c) you're quitting your job

Contributor: Matt Errey