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invite someone into some place

 and invite someone in
to bid or request someone to enter a place. Don't leave Dan out there in the rain. Invite him into the house! Oh, do invite in the children!
See also: invite, place

invite someone out

to ask someone out on a date. I would love to invite you out sometime. If I did, would you go? Has he ever invited out a girl on a date?
See also: invite, out

invite someone over (for something)

to bid or request someone to come to one's house for something, such as a meal, party, chat, cards, etc. Let's invite Tony and Nick over for dinner. Let's invite over some new people.
See also: invite, over

invite someone to something

to bid or request someone to come to an event. Shall we invite Sally to the party? I didn't invite her. She invited herself to this affair.
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But even though they haven't invited their family and friends formally to their big day, some people have already dished on not being invited to their nuptials.
LAHORE -- Though the Pakistan Hockey Federation's (PHF) claims it has invited all the members of its congress to attend the meeting being held in Islamabad on Thursday (Jan 4), Syed Qamar Raza a member from Gujranwala and a member from Sheikhupura have not been invited.
Swedens Prime Minister Stefan Lfven, together with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, has invited heads of state or government from EU Member States, as well as over 30 different organisations and actors, to attend the Social Summit for Fair Jobs and Growth in Gothenburg on 17 November 2017.
PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday invited United Nation's chief Ban Ki-Moon and the European Union to come to the Philippines and investigate the alleged extrajudicial killings amid his bloody war on illegal drugs.
He dispatched his servants to summon the invited guests to the feast, but they refused to come.
Ijaz-ul-Haq said that one TV anchor had commented that he was not invited in the APC on the advice of a certain institution, though he did not know on which institution's desire, he was not invited.
The report said that only US residents who can pick up their Glass in San Francisco, New York or Los Angeles can be invited to join the program and buy the device for 1,500 dollars.
Summary: Muscat : The Ministry of Manpower yesterday invited 282 jobseekers at seven recruitment centres across .
I invited Finance Minister Akylbek Japarov in case there are questions about economy and finances, Zarylbek Rysaliev was invited if there are questions about fight against organized crime, Justice Minister Almambet Shikmamatov was invited to answer questions about law and reforms, Culture Minister Ibrahim Junusov was invited to answer questions about assistance provided to affected population in southern Kyrgyzstan.
Invited by : The Ministry of Industry & Commerce
Members of the association were divided over the guests to be invited to the event and felicitated for their achievements.
1 : to ask (someone) to go somewhere or do something <I invited them to dinner.
China's Liang Wen-Chong, Thai Prayad Marksaeng and Indian Jeev Milkha Singh have been invited to compete at Augusta in the first Major of the season.
Haass invited--and who promptly asked if the council would have invited Hitler in the 1930s.