Phrasal Verbs

invite around

This page is about the phrasal verb invite around

British and Australian English


If you invite somebody around, you invite them to your home for a meal, or a party, or a game of cards, etc.

For example

  • invite around I've invited Bob and Jenny around for dinner on Sunday night. Would you and Carol like to come as well?

  • invite around Why don't we invite some people around for lunch next week?

"Invite round" has the same meaning and can be used in the same way.


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

Quick Quiz

We've invited some friends around for lunch, so we'll

a. go to a restaurant together

b. cook food for our friends

c. cook friends for our food

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