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gain entrance

To enter a place or location upon acquiring permission or a means of access. After getting the security guard's attention, we were able to gain entrance to the building.
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make an entrance

To appear in or enter into some place in a very dramatic, ostentatious, or conspicuous manner. The boss always makes an entrance when he arrives in the morning, making a point of getting everyone's attention in the process. Each team made an impressive entrance into the stadium, both trying to out-perform the other.
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make an entrance

to enter [a place], in some formal or special way, as onto the stage in a play or opera. She made her entrance too early and threw everyone into confusion.
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Members of the Consular Corps will enter the Stadium through the VIP Entrance and be escorted to seats reserved for them.
Entrance gates will be located at the entrances to the villages.
The south entrance re-opened this week, according to Tom Vinger, a department spokesman.
2013) was re-created on the duct geometry for various entrance conditions.
The school in Bradley Boulevard has been granted planning permission to install a new canapy above a new entrance to better serve the needs of pupils, parents and staff.
To help achieve this, an automatic entrance can be designed using double glazed doors or even thermally insulated aluminium framed door systems.
The course will be handled by experts in the areas of legal profession as well as competitive entrance examinations.
According to Palestinian News Agency, Israeli forces intensified their presence at Beit Ummar's entrance near a military watchtower.
59 VINEYARD ROAD PRICE: pounds 179,950 AGENT: Paul Winwood 0121 476 7202 WHY: Modern detached family home comprising entrance hall, lounge, dining room, kitchen, utility room, cloakroom/wc, master bedroom with en-suite shower, three further bedrooms, family bathroom, garage and driveway, gas central heating and double glazing, front and rear gardens.
Author John Saul confirms that you are correct; the pictured mine entrance is in Block C, and is not the old Samax entrance in Block A.
He said: "The main entrance to the Eisteddfod is via the new hospital entrance (off the A4046), but this is only accessible by foot or by bus.
Swedish security solutions group Gunnebo AB (OMX Stockholm:GUNN) said on Monday (3 November) that it has acquired its Australian distributor, Grand Entrance Control Pty Ltd.
It is the entrance to Richard Meier's Ara Pacis museum--the only major contribution to the fabric of the city within the Aurelian walls for over 60 years.
The plans include a new entrance from Moira Terrace, a memorial path paved with gravestones and a games and activity area for local youngsters.