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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

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/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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Jimmy was a crewman who jumped ship and overstayed in the US.
Border chiefs are due to launch the project next month to deal with the huge backlog of foreign nationals who have overstayed their student or temporary work visas, the Daily Mail newspaper reported.
But once someone has overstayed their visa there aren't any options left for them but to leave the country.
'We have received appeals from hundreds of employers whose employees have overstayed for several months after their work permits expired,' he told our sister publication, the Gulf Daily News.
Government Accountability Office, Overstay Tracking: A Key Component of Homeland Security and a Layered Defense, GAO-04-82, May 2004 (hereafter Overstay Tracking.
The mechanism, first introduced in 2011, allows people who overstay visas to be granted preferential treatment for self-reporting.
The report also breaks down the overstay rates further to provide a better picture of those who remain in the US beyond their period of admission and for whom there is no identifiable evidence of a departure, an extension of period of admission, or transition to another immigration status.
According to the Pakistani consulate spokesperson, waiver on overstay fines and exemption of entry bans will facilitate adequate Pakistani workers to get jobs with proper status.
Responding to a Calling Attention Notice raised by Sher Akbar Khan and others regarding charge of fine in dollars from Pakistani families who have Malaysian citizenship in case of their overstay in Pakistan, she said under the agreement, a person seeking Malaysian citizenship has to renounce Pakistani citizenship and it was on reciprocal basis.
However, many of them continued to overstay for a long time.
He also said the embassy contacted the Labour Market Regulatory Authority regarding the challenges people, who overstay visit visas, face in getting travel clearance.
I agree that some workers deliberately overstay in Oman but a majority of them get stuck after losing valid documents or because they do not have the money to renew their documentary status.
15 ( ANI ): Deputy Commissioner of Police of the Special Branch, Mumbai Police, Sanjay Shintre on Tuesday confirmed that Pakistani singer Adnan Sami has been issued a notice to explain his irregular overstay in India since October 6, and said that they have given the artist seven days to respond.
There is a push to use a country's citizens overstay rates in the US as the main metric rather than their visa refusal rates, which are used now.