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Translation of invite in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1to invite sb (to sth) invitar a algn (a algo) have you been invited to their house? ¿te han invitado a su casa? I've invited her to o for dinner la he invitado a cenar he was invited for interview lo citaron para una entrevista to invite sb over for dinner invitar a algn a cenar (en casa) to invite sb in/out invitar a algn a pasar/a salir to invite sb to + infinitive/infinitivo invitar a algn a + infinitive/infinitivo or a que + subjunctive/subjuntivo they invited him to (attend) the meeting lo invitaron (a asistir or a que asistiera) a la reunión
    Example 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 sb to + infinitive/infinitivo invitar a algn a + infinitive/infinitivo or a que + subjunctive/subjuntivo he was invited to take a seat lo invitaron a sentarse or a que se sentara 2.2 (call for) [formal] he invited questions from the audience invitó al público a que formulara preguntas to invite tenders for a new airport llamar a un concurso or llamar a licitación para la construcción de un nuevo aeropuerto applications are invited for … queda abierto el plazo para la presentación de solicitudes para …
    Example sentences
    • 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 trouble te estás buscando problemas it invites people to draw the wrong conclusions se presta a que la gente saque conclusiones erróneas his work invites comparison with the classics su obra sugiere comparaciones con los clásicos it invites doubts about her suitability for the post hace dudar sobre su idoneidad para el puesto
    Example 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.



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In Mexican politics, a prospective party candidate for the presidency is called a tapado. Candidates traditionally emerge from within the party but their identity is not revealed until the candidate is officially declared: they remain tapados (hidden), thus arousing a great deal of speculation. Under the rule of the PRI - Partido Revolucionario Institucional, its candidate was virtually guaranteed to become president.