ask back(redirected from asks 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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.