[Grammar] preposition

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keen learner

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I am invited for dinner.(Do we use this in the sense that we r invited for a meal?)
I am invited to a dinner.(Do we use this when we mean to say that we r invited for an event or an occasion like a dinner party?)
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I am invited for dinner.(Do we use this in the sense that we are invited for a meal?)
I am invited to a dinner.(Do we use this when we mean to say that we are invited for an event or an occasion like a dinner party?)
Please clarify.
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Yes. Having your friends join you at your home means you have invited them for dinner. "A dinner" is an event.

Please don't use text speak here. We appreciate the use of full words.
 

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Yes. Having your friends join you at your home means you have invited them for dinner. "A dinner" is an event.
I agree, but you could also invite them 'to dinner', in BrE at least.
 

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True - I was focused on the "a dinner" versus "dinner."
 

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can you say"I am invited for a dinner."
 

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Can you say "I am invited for a dinner"?

No. Please look at my amendments and concentrate on your capitalisation and punctuation. Thanks.
 
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