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ask down

To invite another person to one's home. A noun can be used between "ask" and "down." I've been asked down to the MacLeods' farm this weekend. Haven't I asked you down to our new house before?
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ask someone down

to invite someone to come to one's home [for a visit]. (Usually said when someone must go to a lower level, travel south, down a hill, or into the country for the visit.) Sam asked us down for Friday evening. Shall we go? We asked down some old friends for the evening.
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Then he was invited to train with and play for Hibs, before being asked down for a trial with Villa.
He said: "I won three national titles and a Tri-nations gold medal and it was then I got asked down to Sheffield for trials.
But a few months later I was asked down to the BBC in London to undertake some work with historians.
I got asked down to Portadown Reserves by Barry McCullough and the move worked out really well for me," explained Harbinson.
You can hear the frustrated question being asked down the long-distance phone line from the desert.
In Patiala, shopowners were asked down the shutters of their business establishments.
There is a question asked down through the ages And pondered by idiots, wise men, and sages.
I've been asked down to London to work by top hard-dance producers BK and Nick Sentience this month so I'm going to go down for a week and do a cool EP in my style.
For Alex she asked Down to Earth to add in easy to mash veg when it came to weaning.
AFTER THE BOYS and mother were gone, the tower guard asked down to the gate guard, "What'd she say?
Early in the campaign I got a call from the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor and I was asked down for an interview the next day.
It's the third time he has been asked down from the stands to take over fourth official duties during a game.
The couple were first asked down to the company's HQ in Bournville, Birmingham, in July 1959 after complaining about a Dairy Milk they bought from a Newcastle shop.