gain entrance

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.
See also: entrance, gain
References in classic literature ?
He must gain entrance to the city first, nor did he doubt, that once within, his keen senses would eventually reveal the whereabouts of those whom he sought.
Gutti said that the lookalike brothers tricked invigilators and security personnel to gain entrance to the centre.
The method used to gain entrance to the servers has been identified and is being addressed.
All children there have to do well in tests to gain entrance, so the pupils from poorer backgrounds will have done this and are likely to succeed anyway
This is a reference to Greek mythology about a wooden horse given as a gift to Troy but used by the Greeks to gain entrance and attack the city.
When the elderly man looked up from watching TV, he noticed the suspect, who proceeded to quickly break down a door to gain entrance to the home.
The elderly and people with disabilities are more likely to live in cluttered situations - which could be deadly if there were a situation where EMT's were not able to gain entrance into their home due to the clutter.
He is widely expected to gain entrance into the Pro Football Hall of Fame when he is eligible in a few years which is not bad for an athlete from Lovington, New Mexico, where his coaches did not even see college potential in him until his junior year of high school.
Katie, making her debut with the company, rarely seems to be off stage and is so assured and loveable in the role she will surely achieve her ambition to gain entrance to a stage school next September.
However, assistant boss Neil Phelps was on guard when the local authority attempted to gain entrance.
A legend has it that only an Avatari can gain entrance to the secret abode of the hill people.
Police are looking for a man who attempted to rob a bank in Pyrgos village, in the Limassol district on Tuesday but fled when he couldn't open the door to gain entrance.
Hayley herself was the youngest person to gain entrance to the Guildhall School of Music when she was just eight.
Small wonder so many fans (who pay the highest ticket prices in the world to gain entrance to his socialist nirvana) are contemplating an uprising, and so many players defect.
And when the offenders reach the courts, judges must take into account the violence used to gain entrance to the homes and the brute force used by the invaders when they got inside.