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    Exclamation What differences are among work on/to/ with a deadline?

    Hello I have a question about 3 phrases.
    Are they the same? In my language, the translations are kind the same! What differences are among them?

    1. work on a deadline
    2. work to a deadline" / "work to deadline"
    3. work with a deadline"


    Thank you for your help!

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    Re: What differences are among work on/to/ with a deadline?

    Quote Originally Posted by reyan2222 View Post
    Are they the same? In my language, the translations are kind the same! What differences are among them?

    1. work on a deadline
    2. work to a deadline" / "work to deadline"
    3. work with a deadline"
    As we so often say, context is important. Can you give us a sentence or two containing the phrase you wish to use?

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    Re: What differences are among work on/to/ with a deadline?

    I'm trying to express in a resume that "I'm willing to work under pressure and with a deadline".
    Can you please polish the sentence for me and make it more professional?

    Thanks!!

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    Re: What differences are among work on/to/ with a deadline?

    Hi reyan,

    Personally, I would not say "I'm willing" in this case. Maybe "I'm used to working under pressure" or "I respond well when working under pressure" would be better.

    charliedeut
    Please be aware that I'm neither a native English speaker nor a teacher.

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    Re: What differences are among work on/to/ with a deadline?

    I am accustomed to a deadline-driven environment, if the field is known for it, like publishing.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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