gain admittance

See: enter
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Campaigns are wasted in reducing two or three frontier garrisons, to gain admittance into an enemy's country.
After many fruitless attempts to gain admittance to the prison, he found a strongly grated window in an unguarded part of the building, which lighted the dungeon of the unfortunate Muhammadan, who, loaded with chains, waited in despair the execution of the barbarous sentence.
As a European I can gain admittance to their home and table.
But to proceed in my story: the qualifications which he then possessed so well recommended him, that, though the people of quality at that time lived separate from the rest of the company, and excluded them from all their parties, Mr Fitzpatrick found means to gain admittance.
Accordingly, the knight took no time to consider minutely the particulars which we have detailed, but thanking Saint Julian (the patron of travellers) who had sent him good harbourage, he leaped from his horse and assailed the door of the hermitage with the butt of his lance, in order to arouse attention and gain admittance.
For a moment I considered it absurd that I should need such a weapon to gain admittance into my own residence.
Sometimes, as might be judged by gleams of light from the shop windows, he was at work until a late hour of the evening; although neither knock nor voice, on such occasions, could gain admittance for a visitor, or elicit any word of response.
It featured an imposing but ornate iron gate, which was designed to keep out those undesirables who may have wished to gain admittance to take advantage of the facilities within.
A young patrician managed to gain admittance disguised as a woman, apparently for the purpose of seducing Pompeia.
Attendees will also have the chance to meet with the school representatives one-on-one during the fair and learn more about what it takes to gain admittance to the world's top universities such as the University of Oxford, ETH Zurich, HEC Paris, and Harvard.
99 or 1000 gold to gain admittance, and you don't get your money's worth unless you get at least nine wins.
Instead of presenting a ticket or physical London Pass, visitors scan a QR code contained in the mobile pass to gain admittance at each attraction.