- to invite se presentó allí sin estar invitado he turned up uninvited invitar a algn
aalgo to invite sb tosth no lo invitaron a la boda they didn't invite him to the wedding te invito a una copa I'll buy o/or get you a drink esta vez te invito yo this time it's my treat o it's on me o I'm paying invitar a algn a+ infinitivo/infinitiveor a que+ subjuntivo/subjunctiveto invite sb to + infinitivo/infinitiveme invitó a cenar (en casa) she invited me (round) to dinner (en un restaurante) she invited me out to dinner la invitó a entrar he invited her in la policía los invitó a desalojar el local [eufemístico/euphemistic] the police asked them o/or [eufemístico/euphemistic] invited them to leave the premises invítalos a que se queden invite them to stay
- 1.1 [persona] ¿quieres una cerveza? invito yo do you want a beer? it's on me o/or I'm buying invita la casa it's on the house 1.2 [literario/literary] [calor/tranquilidad]invitar
aalgo/ + infla tranquilidad de la tarde invitaba al reposo the tranquility of the evening invited relaxation [literario/literary] el mar invitaba a bañarse [literario/literary] the sea looked very inviting
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
The Basque autonomous police force is called Ertzaintza. Its members, called ertzainas, wear a uniform of red sweaters and berets, and white jackets. Despite the Ertzaintza's wide range of responsibilities, the Guardia Civil and Policía Nacional still operate in the Basque Country.