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ask up

To invite a visitor to one's house (especially if the visitor must travel north to get there). My cousins in Pennsylvania have asked me up to their house for the weekend, but that's a long drive from Florida.
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ask someone up

to ask someone to come to one's home for a visit. (Usually said when someone must travel north, up a hill, or to an apartment on a higher floor for the visit.) Let's ask Judy up for the weekend. We asked up a few old friends.
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The dissident union employees said they had asked UPS management to organize Thursday's press conference so their message could get to the public.
who asked UPS to lend the town two 53-foot trailers to protect personal items that were retrieved after the storms.
The award is named for the company's founder, who asked UPS employees to give back to their communities.
The White House then asked UPS to become one of the five founding companies in The Welfare To Work Partnership.