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ask back

To invite someone to return to a place. A noun can be used between "ask" and "back." Because so many people came to my last talk, I've been asked back to the college. If you kids keep misbehaving, they won't ask us back!
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ask someone back

 
1. [for a host or hostess] to invite someone to come again (at a later time or to another similar event). After the way you behaved, they'll never ask us back. They had been asked back a number of times, but they never came.
2. [for someone who has been a guest] to invite a previous host or hostess to come to an event. We've had the Smiths to dinner five times. I think it's time they asked us back. I don't care if they ask us back or not.
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SFA performance director Malky Mackay insisted organisers had been blown away by Scotland both on and off the pitch and they'd be asked back this year.
According to the report, the guards were initially asked back only for Muharram duties, but later it was decided that they would not be returned to them at all.
ISLAMABAD -- Director General of Pakistan National Council Of Arts (PNCA), Jamal Shah has said that the 'Dancing Girl' statuette of Mohenjo-daro would be asked back from India in bid to protect the heritage.
Solano was the first to be asked back to the club thanks to Benitez's plans to include former favourites as part of United's match-day experience.
He is likely to be asked back for further training next month then a decision on whether to offer him a contract will be made.
A team of analysts of ARY News asked back to back questions from him on the performance of government but he grew impatient and said while addressing the senior analysts in the program which was being telecast live that you start questioning all together.
So they were asked back to the station and that's when it all happened.
It is a special honour to be asked back to Pontypridd," said Sidoli.
Speaking about returning to the role of Conan the Barbarian in The Legend of Conan , he said " It's an honour to be asked back after all these years, back to the franchise.
We've been asked back to perform next We've been asked back to perform next year and have already started making year and have already started making plans for our routines.
He has been one of Have I Got News For You's most popular guest presenters over the past 11 years, having been asked back 10 times, but only appearing as a contestant once.
Yacht Club Outside owner Adam Franklin told ECHO Business: "We delivered on the promises we made last year, so it is fantastic to have been asked back and testament to the hard work and professionalism of the Yacht Club Outside team.
The Saturday morning TV show began in August and since the girls' first appearance they have been asked back on a number of occasions.
She said: "I was deeply hurt that after 13 episodes I have never been asked back, not even mentioned when they said they wanted a female Doctor.