(would you) care to join me/us
An invitation for one to engage in a particular action or activity with someone else (or a group). I'm going out for a jog—care to join me? Would you care to join us for dinner tonight?
care to (do something)
1. To be interested in doing a particular action or activity. Often used in the negative to mean the opposite. No thanks, I don't care to jog today—my legs still hurt from yesterday's trip to the gym.
2. Would you like to (do a particular action or activity)? I'm going out for a jog—care to join me?
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(Would you) care to...?
a polite phrase introducing an inquiry as to whether someone wishes to do something. John: Would you care to step out for some air? Jane: Oh, I'd love it. Sue: Care to go for a swim? Mary: Not now, thanks.
See also: care
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