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thanks for inviting me

A polite expression of gratitude said to someone after leaving a social event to which they had invited the speaker. ("Us" can be used instead of "me" if speaking on behalf of two or more people.) A: "I'm so glad you were able to make it to the party, John!" B: "Me too, I had a wonderful time. Thanks for inviting me!" That was such a fun double date. Thanks guys for inviting us!
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thank you for inviting me

A polite expression of gratitude said to someone after leaving a social event to which they had invited the speaker. ("Us" can be used instead of "me" if speaking on behalf of two or more people.) A: "I'm so glad you were able to make it to the party, John!" B: "Me too, I had a wonderful time. Thank you for inviting me!" That was such a fun double date. Thank you guys for inviting us!
See also: inviting, thank

Thank you for inviting me.

 and Thank you for inviting us.; Thank you for having me.; Thank you for having us.
a polite expression said to a host or hostess on departure. Mary: Good-bye, glad you could come. Bill: I had a great time. Thank you for inviting me. John: I had a good time. Thank you for inviting me. Sally: Come back again, John. It was good talking to you.
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Because when you invite someone to dine with you in your home--or anywhere--you are inviting her or him to partake in your shared humanity, together.
Under this rubric, instead of inviting, at any cost, one artist from every country, we emphasized a strong polemical and political discussion about globalization, while privileging cultural areas, or cultural practices, that do not fit within the classical exhibition framework.
Inviting private citizens whose presence is not necessary to the execution of the warrant to join the search party is a failure of public trust--one that indicates a disregard of the important values at stake when the government enters a person's home.