Which is correct:
"invite to" or "invite for"?

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invite to

This phrase is correct and commonly used in English when referring to the person or group being invited.

Use 'invite to' when you want to specify the person or group that is being invited to an event or gathering.

Examples:

  • I would like to invite you to my birthday party.
  • They invited us to their wedding.
  • She invited him to the concert.

Alternatives:

  • ask to
  • request to
  • summon to
  • welcome to
  • include in

invite for

This phrase is correct and commonly used in English when referring to the event or occasion for which someone is being invited.

Use 'invite for' when you want to specify the event, occasion, or purpose for which someone is being invited.

Examples:

  • We are inviting them for dinner on Friday.
  • She was invited for a job interview.
  • They invited us for a meeting.

Alternatives:

  • invite to attend
  • invite to join
  • invite to participate
  • invite to be part of
  • invite to take part in
Both 'invite to' and 'invite for' are commonly used in English, but they are used in different contexts. 'Invite to' is used when referring to the person or group being invited, while 'invite for' is used when referring to the event or occasion for which someone is being invited.

Last updated: March 19, 2024

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