permit (one) up (something or some place)(redirected from permits them up)
permit (one) up (something or some place)
To grant one permission ascend something. You shouldn't permit your children up such large, dangerous trees. I don't permit the dog up the stairs.
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permit someone up (something)
to allow someone to come up something. She would not permit me up the ladder. I wanted to climb the ladder to be with Walter, but he wouldn't permit me up.
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