invite (one or oneself) over (for something)(redirected from invited themselves over for)
invite (one or oneself) over (for something)
1. For someone to offer one entrance to the place where they live. Mom, can I invite some friends over? I already invited Kelly over for dinner tonight—do you want to come too?
2. To visit the place where one lives despite not having been invited. Usually conveys a sense of intrusion. In this usage, a reflexive pronoun is used between "invite" and "to." Can you believe Jeanne just invited herself over and stayed for three hours? So annoying!
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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.