Is there any difference between invite to and invite for in terms of usage and meaning?

For example: invite someone to lunch, dinner, a party, or a meeting but invite them for a drink or a meal


You're invited to a specific event, and you're invited for actions, objects, or activities that will be present at said event.

You're invited to a party, you're invited for cake and ice-cream.

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    In some cases, both will do: invited to lunch and invited for lunch. – Colin Fine Apr 29 '14 at 17:50

protected by tchrist Apr 4 '16 at 23:40

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