I want a simple phrase to describe this:

If I should do a task in two days then which phrase is more natural to use:

2 Days deadline

2 Days Grace period

or a better phrase you recommend...


  • A grace period extends a deadline.
    – Andrew Leach
    Mar 23 '19 at 16:50
  • you are hoping to do so in 2 days or you are allowed 2 days?
    – lbf
    Mar 23 '19 at 18:53

time limit TFD or a deadline could work .

a period of time within which something must be done or completed.

I should do the task in two days, the time limit allowed. Or: I should do the task in two days, the deadline.

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