Phrasal Verbs

have round

This page is about the phrasal verb have round

British and Australian English


If you have people round, they visit your home, usually for a meal or for a social gathering.


have over

For example

  • have sb over We're having some friends round for dinner tomorrow night. Would you like to come?

  • have sb over Let's invite some people round for drinks on Sunday. It's been ages since we had anyone over.


This is typically used in British and Australian English but may be used in other varieties of English too.

Quick Quiz

In an hour or so Jill and Ken are having some friends round for dinner, so now they're

a. going out

b. going to bed

c. getting everything ready

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