English - Vietnamese Dictionary
invite /in'vait /Concise Dictionary
- ngoại động từ
- đem lại
- carelessness invites accidentd: sự cẩu thả thường đem lại tai nạn
- lôi cuốn, hấp dẫn; gây hứng
- a scenery which invites a painter's brush: một cảnh gây hứng cho người nghệ sĩ
- nội động từ
- lôi cuốn, hấp dẫn; gây hứng['invait]
invites|invited|invitingɪn'vaɪtAdvanced English Dictionary
+a colloquial expression for invitation
+increase the likelihood of
+invite someone to one's house
+give rise to a desire by being attractive or inviting
+ask someone in a friendly way to do something
+have as a guest
+ask to enter
+request the participation or presence of
+express willingness to have in one's home or environs
verb, nounCollocation Dictionary
1 ~ sb (to sth) to ask sb to come to a social event: [VN] Have you been invited to their party? + I'd have liked to have gone but I wasn't invited. + [VN to inf] They have invited me to go to Paris with them.
2 ~ sb (to / for sth)
~ sth (from sb) (formal) to ask sb formally to go somewhere or do sth: [VN] Successful candidates will be invited for interview next week. + He invited questions from the audience. + [VN to inf] Readers are invited to write in with their comments.
3 to make sth, especially sth bad or unpleasant, likely to happen
Synonym: ASK FOR
[VN] Such comments are just inviting trouble. [also VN to inf]
See also - UNINVITED
Phrasal Verbs: invite sb along to ask sb to go somewhere with you and other people: I got myself invited along.
invite sb back
1 to ask sb to come to your home after you have been somewhere together: After the movie, she invited me back for a drink.
2 to ask sb to come to your home a second time, or to ask sb to come to your house after you have been to theirs
invite sb in / up to ask sb to come into your home, especially after you have been somewhere together
invite sb over / round / around to ask sb to come to your home
+ noun (informal) an invitation: Thanks for your invite.
1 ask sb to do sth
formally, officially | cordially, kindly, warmly
You are cordially invited to attend the annual parish meeting. She very kindly invited me to lunch.
| personally | along, around/round/over, back, in, out
They've invited us over for a drink.
As a child I was allowed to play in the garden at the Manor, but I never got invited into the house.
Let's invite them all for dinner.
Thank you for inviting me to the meeting.
2 encourage sth
The hype and fervour surrounding the event positively invited scepticism.
VERB + INVITE
The film seems to invite comparison with ‘The Italian Job’.
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