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    to invite, for inviting

    which is correct and why?
    He phoned to invite me to a party
    Or
    He phoned for inviting me to a party
    Thanks

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    Re: to invite, for inviting

    Quote Originally Posted by Over the top View Post
    which is correct and why?
    He phoned to invite me to a party
    Or
    He phoned for inviting me to a party
    Thanks
    ***** NOT A TEACHER *****

    Hello, Over the top.

    (1) I believe that you should say:

    He called to invite me to a party. Why did he call? TO INVITE me.

    (2) You could, however, use the gerund this way:

    Thank you so much for INVITING me to your party.

    ***** Thank you for asking that question *****

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    #3

    Re: to invite, for inviting

    Quote Originally Posted by Over the top View Post
    which is correct and why?
    He phoned to invite me to a party
    Or
    He phoned for inviting me to a party
    As Parser stated, the second one would not be used. But you could say, as Parser noted, Thank you for inviting me to your party.



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