drop-dead date

English translation: drop-dead line

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German term or phrase:absolut letzter Termin
English translation:drop-dead line
Entered by: Thomas Bollmann
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15:58 Aug 8, 2001
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German term or phrase: drop-dead date
Is it the same like a deadline?
Thomas Bollmann
Germany
Local time: 16:19
(der absolut letzte/späteste) Termin
Explanation:
Yes, it's a somewhat colloquial expression for the absolute latest deadline that is acceptable.

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Ulrike Lieder
Local time: 07:19
Grading comment
Thank you for your help, although I distorted the language pair
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na(der absolut letzte/späteste) Termin
Ulrike Lieder


  

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(der absolut letzte/späteste) Termin


Explanation:
Yes, it's a somewhat colloquial expression for the absolute latest deadline that is acceptable.




    none needed; I use it all the time
Ulrike Lieder
Local time: 07:19
Native speaker of: German
PRO pts in pair: 3525
Grading comment
Thank you for your help, although I distorted the language pair
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