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invite for/ to which is the right one invite you for lunch/ dinner invite you to lunch/ dinner ? thanks
2014년 10월 23일 오후 9:43
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They are both correct. If you say 'I'd like to invite you for dinner.' I would understand this to mean this as an invitation to my home. It is a reduced form of 'I'd like to invite you [to my house] for dinner'. This is quite acceptable, and quite understandable. If you say 'I'd like to invite you to dinner', this could mean either at home or at a restaurant.
2014년 10월 24일
I think the correct one is I invite you FOR dinner
2014년 10월 23일
Both of these are perfectly correct in American English. The choice between one or the other is simply dialect, and I don't even think there are strong regional preference for one or the other any more.
2014년 10월 23일
The correct preposition is "to". Absolutely.
2014년 10월 23일
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