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overstay (one's) welcome

1. To remain a guest in a place, especially someone's home, for too long, to the point where the host no longer wishes one to stay. After the cool reception I received at breakfast, it was apparent that I had overstayed my welcome at the cottage of my father's friend.
2. By extension, to do something that makes one no longer welcome in or at a place. Things were going fine at the dinner meeting until my coworker made a rather off-color joke, at which point it seemed that we'd overstayed our welcome.
See also: overstay, welcome

outstay (one's) welcome

1. To remain a guest in a place, especially someone's home, for too long, to the point where the host no longer wishes one to stay. After the cool reception I received at breakfast, it was apparent that I had outstayed my welcome at the cottage of my father's friend.
2. By extension, to have one's presence become unwanted in a particular environment. The polls make it clear that this candidate has outstayed her welcome in this primary race. Though wildly popular for a short time, the product simply outstayed its welcome in the market, and can now be found in bargain bins everywhere.
See also: outstay, welcome

outstay/overstay your ˈwelcome

(of a guest) stay too long so that you are no longer welcome: We visited some friends in France, but we didn’t want to overstay our welcome and left after a couple of days.
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The port operators had completed the transfer of the second tranche of overstaying Customs-cleared TEUs to the 4-hectare facility in Cabuyao, Laguna despite being slowed down by bad weather brought about by Tropical Storms Luis and Mario.
Mr Clifford, who speaks on behalf of Tapui and her husband Alexander Zivancevic, said there were "mitigating circumstances" surrounding the third charge of overstaying her visa.
Estimates of nonimmigrant overstays residing in the United States are plagued by the broader difficulties in measuring all three components of unauthorized migration--aliens entering without inspection between ports of entry and aliens entering with fraudulent documents, as well as aliens overstaying or otherwise violating the terms of legal entry.
Issa on Tuesday said those figures are irrelevant and he accused the State Department of excessively denying visas to people from poorer countries, presumably based on an assumption that they are at higher risk of overstaying their visas.
Before the present mass influx of illegal immigrants from our southern border, more illegals got into our country by overstaying their visas than by crossing our borders.
In this report, we (1) describe available data on the extent of overstaying, (2) report on weaknesses in the Department of Homeland Security's long-standing overstay tracking system, and (3) provide some observations on the impact that tracking system weaknesses and significant levels of overstaying may have on domestic security.
He was detained for overstaying his visa in October last year but was freed on a temporary release in December.
Since November, the Department of Homeland Security has detained more than 2,700 men nationwide, charging them with immigration violations uncovered during registration, such as overstaying their visas.
Japanese students overstaying their welcomes overseas as young Japanese capitalize on domestic inertia at home, selling access to a thriving nightlife demographic (see Stuart Braun's cover story).
Factory worker Sirous Moradi, who was arrested last November and later indicted on charges of overstaying his visa, has had reflex sympathetic dystrophy in his chest since he underwent surgery in late 1999, the lawyer said, citing a medical certificate.
The government has ordered the deportation of 21 overstaying Russian and Korean nationals, who were suspected of engaging in prostitution in a nightclub in Pampanga province.
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While Indian agencies routinely track down overstaying foreigners especially Pakistanis and Bangladeshis, this assumes significance in the wake of Syria being at the epicentre of ISIS- led terror.
If an absconding and overstaying migrant wants to stay back and become a documented worker, he can do it during this three-month amnesty period.
NEW DELHI -- More than 15,000 Pakistanu nationals were overstaying in India as on December 2013, Rajya Sabha was informed today.