outstay/overstay one's welcome


: to be no longer welcome to stay in a place because one has stayed too long, been impolite, etc.
As much as he has contributed to the company, he has outstayed his welcome and needs to go.

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“Outstay/overstay one's welcome.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/outstay%2Foverstay%20one%27s%20welcome. Accessed 28 May. 2023.

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