permit (one) in(to something or some place)(redirected from permits them in)
permit (one) in(to something or some place)
To grant one permission to enter something or some place. Do not, under any circumstances, permit those inspectors into the building. The bouncer recognized out fake IDS and didn't permit us in.
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permit someone into somethingand permit someone in
to allow someone to enter something or some place. They would not permit me in the dining room since I had no tie. They would not permit in that bunch of rowdy brats or any other of her friends.
See also: permit
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