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

The meaning of "Overdue" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa long overdue?
A: It was expected a long time ago or it was desired for a very long time

“After dating for over a month, the kiss they shared felt long overdue”

“The man in the office who performed his job the worst was finally fired. His colleagues felt it was long overdue.”
Q: O que significa overdue?
A: scaduta
passato la scaduta
Q: O que significa overdue?
A: Means something that went too far over a certain date for example.

Say a teacher set a due date for an assignment tomorrow.

Say if you didn't hand it in I could say:

"Your assignment, it's way overdue."
Q: O que significa overdue?
A: overdue means that it's "late" or "not turned in time"
Q: O que significa overdue ?
A: Past due, late, after or past the expected time.

Example sentences using "Overdue"

Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com overdue .
A: She received the overdue recognition she deserves for her humanitarian work.

I owe the library £5 because I forgot to take a book back and now it is overdue.

This trip to the spa is long overdue. I have been really stressed lately.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com overdue.
A: Your homework is overdue.
The plane flight is overdue.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com overdue.
A: The telephone bill is overdue. Please pay it today.

Appreciation of Ottoman Turkish folk music is long overdue. It is very complex and more enjoyable than modern Turkish music.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com overdue.
A: Your rent is overdue. I.e. It has not been paid
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com long overdue.
A: Your homework was long overdue.
The end of this TV series is long overdue.
This has been a long winter, spring is long overdue!

Synonyms of "Overdue" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre overdue e delayed ?
A: Overdue- Not arrived at the time it was expected

Delayed- Late or slow
Q: Qual é a diferença entre overdue e late ?
A: You could use both in certain contexts. But late can be used when referring to an arrival or departure. Overdue is used for something that was supposed to be submitted or given at an earlier date.


The homework was due yesterday. I have not turned it in. It is overdue.

Or, the plane departed late. Now I will be late for my connecting flight, which means I will be late for the business meeting and my report will be overdue.

You can use “late” in place of overdue, but not always the other way around.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre overdue e past due ?
A: They both mean the same. It means beyond the date of payment agreed upon.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre overdue e expire ?
A: Overdue is often used when you borrow a certain thing and there's a limit to it's usage. Example: "That book is long overdue" meaning you have used up your time with that book, you must return it. Expire is used when things are perishable or no longer usable. Example: "That can of sausage is expired" meaning you cannot eat it anymore or "Your ticket has expired" meaning you can't use that ticket anymore.

Translations of "Overdue"

Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? overdue
A: “Overdue”

Other questions about "Overdue"

Q: Por favor, mostra-me como pronunciar overdue 和 due,读音的区别.
A: @monet_jin There are different ways of saying it, but I tend to pronounce the -du- in overdue as -jyu
Q: I'm overdue! soa natural?
A: Objects and actions are usually overdue. For example; his phone bill is long overdue

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