Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Deadline"

The meaning of "Deadline" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa if a deadline is by 20th of January at midnight, does that mean the beginning of 20 Jan or the end of 20 Jan????
A: It should mean Jan 20 midnight just before clock moves to the 21st.
But you might want to ask if you are going to be close to a deadline to be certain.
Q: O que significa to set/meet the deadlines?
A: a deadline is a date that something must be done by.

to set a deadline is to create that date.
to meet the deadline is to finish the task before that date.
Q: O que significa deadline?
A: Deadline means : the latest time it should be completed
Q: O que significa When is the deadline for registration?
It's not until Thursday of next week.

It includes Thursday or exclude Thursday??
A: It is indeed a bit confusing. But see it like this.

When saying until Thursday it would mean starting or ending on Thursday. Wether it ends or start will depend on what you are asking for.

"When is the deadline?"
The deadline is until Thursday next week. Since a deadline is something that ends. Thursday would be the last day to make the deadline.

"When does this go on sale?"
This doesn't go on sale until Thursday next week. Since you're asking for when something starts. Thursday would be the first day of the sale
Q: O que significa You must be able to meet tight deadlines.?
A: You have to get things done by a certain time. Be fast.

Example sentences using "Deadline"

Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com deadline.
A: The deadline for our current project will be due next Friday.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com deadline.
A: - "The project's deadline is on Monday."
-"I have to make the deadline."
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com deadline, web developer, guitar, gym.
A: "I'm going to the gym", " I play the guitar ", " March 29 is the deadline for my project" ," my job is a web developer for a small company ". hope I helped any and did not confuse you. xD

Synonyms of "Deadline" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre #1 Should we push back the deadline ? e #2 Should we move down the deadline ? ?
A: I don't think there is a difference in meaning.
#1 sounds more natural.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre make the deadline e meet the deadline ?
A: They are pretty much interchangeable.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre I'm busy with deadline e I'm busy myself with deadline ?
A: You wouldn't really say either of these things. You could maybe say "I'm busy because I'm trying to meet a/this deadline." But you'd never in any sentence say "I'm busy myself".
Q: Qual é a diferença entre what's the deadline? e when's the deadline? ?
A: They're the same. I must say each of these a dozen times each week.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre when is the deadline? e when is the due? ?
A: Due is a verb, deadline is a noun.
Example: "when is the deadline for this?", vs "when is this due (by)?" ('by' can be left out).
Or: "The deadline for this report is Thursday" vs "This report is due (by) Thursday" (Again, 'by' is optional).
When is 'the due' is incorrect.

Translations of "Deadline"

Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? 締切日(deadline)を10日にしたいです。
A: I want to set the deadline to 10 days.
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? もし学校のレポートの締め切りに間に合ったら、どこかのビーチに行きたいIf I will meet the deadline for the school reports ,I want to go to beach.
A: "If I meet the deadline for the school reports, I want to go to beach."

"If I get my reports for school done on time, I want to visit the beach."
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? If a deadline is "due Monday 11/12 by midnight", does that mean the beginning of Monday or the end of Monday?
Thank you!
A: It means by the end of Monday. Meaning, the last minute you can turn it is by 11:59pm Monday night. Midnight (12am) would technically count as Tuesday.
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? deadline is after the last final-exam day to one week.
A: "The deadline is one week after the last day of finals."
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? Take deadline or meet deadline?
A: Meet deadline

Other questions about "Deadline"

Q: A:The deadline is near at hand.
B:The deadline is coming up.
A: Both are natural. A sounds a bit more poetic, but B would be more commonly used in day to day language.

I think if you used A, it would sound a little more dramatic! And sometimes you want that.
Q: I nearly missed the deadline my homework due on Monday. soa natural?
A: I nearly missed the deadline for my homework that was due Monday.
Q: Almost the deadline to hand the report in. soa natural?
A: It's almost the deadline to hand in the report.
Q: I'm not sure but it is not important for them to meet a deadline compared with us. soa natural?
A: A better way to say it would be something like: "I'm not sure, but, compared to us, it is not as important to them to meet a deadline." - Here, I just rearranged your original sentence.
"I'm not sure about them, but I don't think meeting a deadline is as important to them as it is to us." - Here, I changed things around to make it sound a bit more uncertain (if that's what you were going for.)

Hope this helps!
Q: Regarding some deadline or period, it is often mentioned with "by + specific date".
And it seems that the specific date is normally considered as included.
However, as far as I understand, "by something" means "beside it & close to it (but not touching)". Then, since it is not touching, I think the specific date shouldn't be included in the period.
Which idea is grammatically correct?
A: いい質問です!grammatically, the stated date should indeed be excluded. So "i will send this to you by Monday" means "I will send this to you before Monday arrives". But in colloquial English, the meaning of "by" is often changed to INCLUDE the stated date even though grammatically speaking, it should not be.

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