Translation of invite in Spanish:
transitive verbAmerican English: /ɪnˈvaɪt/ British English: /ɪnˈvʌɪt/
- 1to invite somebody (
tosomething)invitar a alguien (have you been invited to their house? aalgo)¿te han invitado a su casa?I've invited her to or for dinnerla he invitado a cenarhe was invited for interviewlo citaron para una entrevistato invite somebody over for dinnerinvitar a alguien a cenar (en casa)to invite somebody in/outinvitar a alguien a pasar/a salirto invite somebody to + infinitiveinvitar a alguienthey invited him to (attend) the meeting a+ infinitiveor a que+ subjunctivelo invitaron (a asistir or a que asistiera) a la reuniónExample sentences
- After a few minutes of interrogation and searches, his tone changed, and we were invited to sit down.
- She was invited to sit on the mat spread on the earthen floor, in front of the bench.
- At the beginning of the week I was invited to do something with my friend in Barrie.
- 2 2.1 (request politely)to invite somebody to +
infinitiveinvitar a alguienhe was invited to take a seat a+ infinitiveor a que+ subjunctivelo invitaron a sentarse or a que se sentaraExample sentences2.2 (call for) [formal]he invited questions from the audience
invitó al público a que formulara preguntasto invite tenders for a new airportllamar a un concurso or llamar a licitación para la construcción de un nuevo aeropuertoapplications are invited for …queda abierto el plazo para la presentación de solicitudes para …
- Gaveling the hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee to order, the chairman invites the attorney general to make his opening remarks.
- Next week they'll have an interview with Pantano, and they're inviting readers to submit questions.
- For the first time, virtually every candidate has their own Internet website and is inviting voters to email questions.
- 3 (encourage) you're inviting troublete estás buscando problemasit invites people to draw the wrong conclusionsse presta a que la gente saque conclusiones erróneashis work invites comparison with the classicssu obra sugiere comparaciones con los clásicosit invites doubts about her suitability for the posthace dudar sobre su idoneidad para el puestoExample sentences
- The case invites the Court to revisit the breadth of constitutionally protected privacy and the status of homosexuality in our legal system.
- I mean this is provocative statements that are inviting a counter reaction from the government, and now she got it.
- This situation invites the view that the evolution of higher taxes was driven by changes in single major genes that acted as switches between such alternate forms.
nounAmerican English: /ˈɪnvaɪt/ British English: /ˈɪnvʌɪt/
- [colloquial]Example sentences
- The bride was in charge of the invites, and the groom the banquet seating arrangements.
- The demand for invites was so high that three - instead of the scheduled two - screens were booked for the red carpet screening.
- Avoid invites to chat, filter out annoying invitations for Meetup, birthday parties, or after-hours get-togethers.
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