deadline


deadline
01. We're going to have to work hard in order to complete this job for the [deadline] of 5:00 this evening.
02. The [deadline] for handing in our essays is 3:00 tomorrow.
03. You won't be able to meet your [deadline] if you don't stop fooling around, and get busy.
04. The terrorists have set a [deadline] of midnight for payment of the ransom, or they will start killing the hostages.
05. I'm going to ask my boss to give me some extra time to work on this because it's just impossible to meet the [deadline] he has set.
06. Many of the states have failed to meet the [deadline] set by the Clean Air Act requiring them to submit their plans on reducing air pollution.
07. Paul has been given a [deadline] of March 11th to finish the report.
08. The Iraqi troops were given a [deadline] of New Year's day to pull out of Kuwait.
09. We've run into a few problems, and it's going to be impossible to meet the 5:00 [deadline].
10. He was let go because he was constantly missing [deadlines].
11. The [deadline] for handing in your final report is Thursday at 4:00 p.m.
12. The company was not able to meet the [deadline] previously set for delivery of the goods because of a strike at the factory.
13. Napoleon Hill once remarked that a goal is a dream with a [deadline].
14. The Foundation for Future Leadership says women bosses score better than men on 28 of 31 management characteristics, such as meeting [deadlines], generating ideas, and boosting productivity.
15. The [deadline] for contributions to the school newspaper is tomorrow at noon.
16. When you're on a tight [deadline], you've got to learn to work smarter, not harder.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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