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Can I have an extension please?

Not in the trouser area, clearly, or gravity would finally win that battle we have been waging for many years....

If I want to ask a government department to extend a deadline for the submission of something eg "Please can I be granted an extension to the previous deadline of 19 Dec" - How would one ask that in German please?
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Re: Can I have an extension please?

"Verlängerung....?"
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Re: Can I have an extension please?

Are you looking for this?
https://secure.bs.ch/steuerverwaltun...erstrecken.htm
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Re: Can I have an extension please?

No

(Too short)

(I need an extension to my message - I wonder how one would ask for that)
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Not in the trouser area, clearly, or gravity would finally win that battle we have been waging for many years....

If I want to ask a government department to extend a deadline for the submission of something eg "Please can I be granted an extension to the previous deadline of 19 Dec" - How would one ask that in German please?
Ich möchte gerne wissen, ob Sie mir für der/die/das (insert topic) eine Verlängerung der Abgabefrist gewäHren können.

Edit: Corrected typo..sorry, been hitting the cough skizzurp a little hard lately.
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Ich möchte gerne wissen, ob Sie mir für den/die/das (insert topic) eine Verlängerung der Abgabefrist gewäHren können.

Edit: Corrected typo..sorry, been hitting the cough skizzurp a little hard lately.
Try with Austausch (exchange).
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Ich möchte gerne wissen, ob Sie mir für der/die/das (insert topic) eine Verlängerung der Abgabefrist gewäHren können.

Edit: Corrected typo..sorry, been hitting the cough skizzurp a little hard lately.
uckwit. I already sent it and if they say no, I'm blaming you

(Did I miss a letter too?)
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uckwit. I already sent it and if they say no, I'm blaming you

(Did I miss a letter too?)
Yeah, just an "H" (highlighted in red)...thing is, this completely changes the whole meaning of the sentence. Now you've requested to do the guy's sister. Sorry dude!

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Yeah, just and "H" (highlighted in red)...thing is, this completely changes the whole meaning of the sentence. Now you've requested to do the guy's sister. Sorry dude!
The reply....."Come in and speak to us in person"

*gulp*

Maybe I DID offer to do the sister??!!
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