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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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Quay kicked into the strong wind in the opening half and the elements worked in their favour after just two minutes when Tom Baker thumped a long ball upfield that held on the wind and dropped invitingly for Gary O''Toole to round UWIC keeper Tom Edmonds and slot in his 23rd goal of the season.
The invitingly contradictory title "Cubes and Anarchy" captures a divergence not only in the work of David Smith but in Abstract Expressionism generally, with its range from the repetitive rigor of Ad Reinhardt to the improvisational drive of Jackson Pollock.
Two teenagers, David and Harley, are tempted to joyride in a car they find with keys invitingly left in the ignition.
Scunthorpe doubled their lead just after the break when Paul Hayes' miscued shot fell invitingly for the alert Hooper, who lashed the ball into the roof of the net at the far post.
He fumbled Josip Skoko's shot at his near post and the ball fell invitingly for Kitson to poke home.
The ball dropped invitingly for Matthew Birley on the edge of the area and the midfielder smashed his shot past Kyle Letheren.
Those leaving their cars are drawn towards lifts and stairs in toplit voids behind glass walls, which appear invitingly like courtyards on the edge of the space.
As Greenwood leads a visitor past Gilbert Fletcher's "Painted Voices" collection of multimedia portraits of African American authors (see BIBR, EYE, May June 2003), then up the invitingly creaky stairs, she proudly describes the guest rooms, where an overnight slay ranges from $150 (in the African-themed Toni Morrison and futuristic sci-fi rooms) to $190 (in the Zora Neale Hurston and Langston Hughes suites).
It invitingly highlighted the events at the open house, plus what a student could expect from attending ECSU.
Visitors entered and exited the gallery through a black-and-white striped curtain drawn invitingly back.
And like most cool bands, they name-check themselves in at least one of their songs (the invitingly titled "Snot" contains the self-aggrandizing line, "If you want to rock till dawn / Come join Fagatron!").
One of the work's most disturbing gestures was the constant use of hands, which pawed the women, rearranged their body parts, and invitingly gestured toward the audience.
As its ubiquitous Web ads invitingly ask, "What would you like to see?" It suggests placing the camera in "a nursery, backyard, living room, front porch, den or bedroom."
Fully optioned, this 2,232-square-foot house sits invitingly on 3,840-square-foot lot, with room left over for outdoor entertaining.
Phaedria stands in the boat to the right, gesturing invitingly toward the Enchanted Isle, where nymphs dance in the evening sun.