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Which one is better and more often used?
Which one do you people use?

meet a deadline OR make a deadline?

Re: to make / meet a

Re: to make / meet a deadline?
1
"Make a deadline" is colloquial, "meet" a deadline is the proper expression. "Make a deadline" implies, to me, that you just barely managed to make it!

2
Make a deadline also reads as if one is to set the deadline.

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Fenya, thanks a lot for that

Fenya, thanks a lot for that clear an explanation!