ask back

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ask back

To invite someone to return to a place. A noun or pronoun 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.
See also: ask, back
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"I feel lucky to have been asked back to help spread the City message and can't wait to get going.
But around 5,000 women from the group have been asked back for re-checks.
"I hope I may be very lucky to be asked back one day."
Mellor, who was a guest at last year's event, said: "I'm really pleased to have been asked back, and this time to present these fantastic awards.
John said: "I had a blast on This Morning back in January and I'm thrilled to be asked back."
Mel has been a judge on 'AGT' since 2013 but is concerned she won't be asked back after the current season ends in September, which would worsen her financial situation.
Diego Maradona has hinted he would coach Argentina again for free if he was asked back by the Argentina Football Association [AFA], after the team were eliminated in the World Cup last 16.
Appeared to be in a jovial mood, Najib jokingly answered 'what?' when reporters responded to his tease and asked back, 'you should be telling us.'
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.
He was asked back to start it back up in November 2011 and has worked there - as a production supervisor in the air control room - ever since.