In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1to outstay one's welcome
- I didn't want to outstay my welcome — no quería quedarme más de lo debido
- I think we've outstayed our welcome — me parece que quieren que nos vayamos
- I will outstay everything for the seasonal observance.
- But there may be stronger forces pulling at CEOs to outstay their usefulness.
- As far as longevity is concerned, Torrance has outstayed them all.
- The remainder were described by the Home Office as ‘over-stayers’, who entered the country legally but outstayed their visas.
- One was an asylum seeker who had outstayed his British visa.
- Shopkeepers said the wardens were prowling up and down the street waiting to pounce on anyone outstaying their parking time - and their actions were driving away customers, with takings in some shops down by 25 per cent.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
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