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He had pledged himself so faithfully not to outstay the first attack!

With that knowledge, surely with that in his mind, he could outstay their patience.

As he had entered the office first, it was in order for me to outstay him, which I did.

She was most anxious on this first occasion not to outstay her welcome.

Come, Josie,' said thoughtful Bess, fearing to outstay their welcome.

Theodore pulled out his watch, that he might not outstay his appointment.

He seems right hospitable, but I don't reckon I'll outstay my welcome.

Spicca was very patient, but evidently determined to outstay Orsino.

He tried to outstay Mr. Sherman last night, but he didn't manage it.

He meant to outstay the rest, for he wished to speak with Wetmore alone, and it seemed as though those people would never go.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1600, from out (adv.) + stay (v.).

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