Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
invite /in'vait /
  • ngoại động từ
    • mời
    • 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
    • đưa ra lời mời
    • lôi cuốn, hấp dẫn; gây hứng['invait]
    • danh từ, (thông tục)
      • sự mời; lời mời
      • giấy mời
    Concise 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

    Advanced English Dictionary
    verb, noun
    + verb
    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.
    Collocation Dictionary

    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.
    | for
    Let's invite them all for dinner.
    | to
    Thank you for inviting me to the meeting.

    2 encourage sth


    The hype and fervour surrounding the event positively invited scepticism.


    seem to
    The film seems to invite comparison with ‘The Italian Job’.

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