Trump was at the dinner as the guest of The Washington Post, which is taking some heat for the invitation.
It is an invitation for an Israeli response—as organizations like the Israel Peace Initiative have well understood.
Having proved themselves sufficiently entertaining to the Nusra fighters, Smith claims the trio earned an invitation to tea.
Her sixth husband, Morrow, declined the invitation, but she was a good sport about it.
They ultimately rescinded the invitation when conservatives like Brent Bozell expressed outrage about the inclusion.
I did not need a second invitation and we started toward town.
Owen was delighted with the decision of Colonel Shepard when he accepted my invitation.
The merchants accepted the invitation, and went home with Eirik.
I invited Emily and Flora to go, and they gladly accepted the invitation.
If you wanted to come, why didn't you write me for an invitation?
mid-15c., from Latin invitationem (nominative invitatio) "an invitation, incitement, challenge," noun of action from past participle stem of invitare "invite, treat, entertain," originally "be pleasant toward," from in- "toward" (see in- (2)). Second element is obscure; Watkins suggests a suffixed form of root *weie- "to go after something, pursue with vigor," and a connection to English gain (see venison). Meaning "the spoken or written form in which a person is invited" is from 1610s.