Results 1 to 3 of 3
  1. #1
    vladz Guest

    "Invitation to" or "invitation for"

    What is the appropriate preposition to use with invitation, to or for? I have seen two books that used preposition to. Is it right and what is the explanation of using to instead of for?

  2. #2
    Tdol is offline Editor,
    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • English Teacher
      • Native Language:
      • British English
      • Home Country:
      • UK
      • Current Location:
      • Japan
    Join Date
    Nov 2002
    Post Thanks / Like

    Re: "Invitation to" or "invitation for"

    I'd invite someone 'to'a place and'for' an activity. There's some grey area, like 'dinner', which could be seen as either.

  3. #3
    vladz Guest

    Re: "Invitation to" or "invitation for"

    I mean for the word invitation.
    I got an invitation (to/for) a party.

Similar Threads

  1. Grammar "related to" versus "relating to"
    By Anonymous in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 21-Jan-2004, 22:14

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts