entrance

noun
1 door/place through which you enter sth
ADJECTIVE
narrow, wide
main
back, front, rear, side
separate
north, west, etc.
secret
service (AmE), tradesman's (esp. BrE)
cave, church, harbour/harbor, school, subway (AmE), tunnel, etc.
VERB + ENTRANCE
use

While the front door is being repaired, please use the side entrance.

mark

The little porch marked the entrance to a churchyard.

have

The building has only one entrance.

block

She stood firm, blocking the entrance.

guard
ENTRANCE + NOUN
area, foyer, hall (esp. BrE), hallway (esp. AmE), lobby
door, doorway, gate, porch
passage, way
ramp
PREPOSITION
at the entrance, by a/the entrance

The band left by the rear entrance to escape photographers.

in the entrance

She stood in the entrance to the ward.

through the entrance

Go through the main entrance into the yard.

entrance from

There is a back entrance from West Street.

entrance to

He was waiting at the entrance to the cave.

2 act of coming in
ADJECTIVE
big, dramatic, grand
VERB + ENTRANCE
make

She made a grand entrance once all the guests were assembled.

gain

Some of the protesters tried to gain entrance to the meeting.

PREPOSITION
entrance into

her entrance into politics

3 right to enter a place
VERB + ENTRANCE
gain

students hoping to gain entrance to college

deny sb
ENTRANCE + NOUN
charge, fee
ticket

an entrance ticket to the zoo

requirements
exam, examination

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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