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overstay

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishoverstayo‧ver‧stay /ˌəʊvəˈsteɪ $ ˌoʊvər-/ verb [transitive]  STAY/NOT LEAVEto stay somewhere longer than you are allowed to syn outstay They overstayed their visas and were arrested. overstay your welcome at welcome4(3)→ See Verb table
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overstayI never overstayed my welcome and always dreamed up some excuse if any of them suggested meeting me outside working hours.I had been there almost two hours, and had perhaps overstayed my welcome.As the absent soldiers who had overstayed their leave mostly came from Ireland, he felt it wasn't his fault.New passports were supplied to people who had overstayed their permission to stay in Britain.They overstay their time, but may not be genuine non-returners.Of these the two largest groups were those who had overstayed their visas and those who entered the country illegally.The INS is looking for tourists who have overstayed their visas.It would be senseless to overstay their welcome.Some parts of her book overstay their welcome.
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Verb table
overstay
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyoverstay
he, she, itoverstays
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyoverstayed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave overstayed
he, she, ithas overstayed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad overstayed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill overstay
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have overstayed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam overstaying
he, she, itis overstaying
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you, we, theyare overstaying
Past
I, he, she, itwas overstaying
you, we, theywere overstaying
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been overstaying
he, she, ithas been overstaying
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been overstaying
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be overstaying
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been overstaying
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