Examples of overstay in a Sentence
She was guilty of overstaying a student visa.
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In Congo President Joseph Kabila has overstayed his term by delaying elections.
Many do it legally by going through government channels; others do it illegally by sneaking into the country or, more often, by overstaying a visa.
Lulu's mother, Lourdes Salazar Bautista, went to the United States in 1997 and overstayed her tourist visa.
At seven-and-a-half minutes, the longest track to emerge from the Wyoming sessions far overstays its welcome.
Beverly’s crime to merit living through this ordeal: overstaying her tourist visa.
The majority of people who are in the U.S. illegally have overstayed their visas rather than slipped across the border.
But our record of having overstayed a visitors’ visa made getting another one impossible, and two weeks turned into two months, which turned into nearly two years.
The new parking fines include $40 for overstaying a parking meter, up from $25; $55 for double-parking in busy parts of the city, which had been $45; and $60 for violating residential parking rules, compared with $40 previously.
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Definition of overstay for English Language Learners
: to stay longer than you are expected or allowed to stay
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