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oh ver stay

  • v  stay too long
    overstay or outstay one's welcome

  • While it can be said that Moussaoui's overstay status was fortuitous, because it allowed for him to be taken into immediate custody and prevented him receiving any more .
  • And he worries about the continued lack of tracking ability for foreign nationals who overstay their visas.
  • The government still lacks a system for determining whether immigrants who enter legally overstay their visas, as two 911 hijackers did.

  • David Yates in Washington Post
    Without modifications, the proposed bill could devalue the importance of family reunification, replace the current group of undocumented immigrants with a new undocumented population consisting of guest workers who will overstay their visas, and... Barack Obama http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barack_Obama&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHQ0yfPaaXFGqLKymRgcres0I2nuA Forbes http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.forbes.com/feeds/ap/2007/05/17/ap3734715.html&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHRO9vXv5uKWxuZUr34EtlORodJkg May 17, 2007 71302 95263 overstay Sometimes they overstay their welcome just by that little, tiny percent. There's a sweet spot for running length where the audience comes out feeling elated, feeling they actually want more. Reaching that sweet spot takes a lot of discipline,"...
  • Glenn Stevens in BusinessWeek
    Monetary policy must therefore be careful not to overstay a very expansionary setting,Stevens told lawmakers at a parliamentary committee hearing in Canberra today.

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