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    looking through a few sentences with the word "admit"

    Dear teachers,

    Would you be kind enough to tell your opinion concerning the following sentences?

    1.”The accused admitted his guilt to the police.”
    2.”She admitted to his complicity in the crime.”
    3. “The boy admitted to stealing the apples.”
    4. “The employee admitted stealing the money.”
    5. “The clerk admitted to the police that he had taken the jewels.”
    to admit = to confess

    6.”The manager admitted him to the theater.”
    7. “She was admitted to the university.”
    to admit = to allow entry

    8. “He was denied admitamce to the concert.”
    admittance = the act of admitting or entering, the right to enter

    9. “The situation admits of no delay.”
    to admit = to tolerate

    “He was not have dared to admit it in New York.”

    11. “Children under the age of 16 are not admitted.”
    12. “Admission is free.”
    13. “Admittedly it was the right thing to do.”
    14. “I must admit that it’s no easy matter.”
    15. “Her mission is quite admissible.”
    16. “His admission as member was highly desirable.”
    17. “It admits of improvement.”
    18. “I admit to feeling ashamed.”
    19. “I admit the truth of the story.”
    20. “You must admit that I am right.”
    21. “He was never admitted into my confidence.”
    22. “The ticket admits one.”
    23. “It does not admit of doubt.”

    Thank you for your efforts.

    Regards.

    V.

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    Exclamation Re: looking through a few sentences with the word "admit"

    Hello vil
    Here is an attempt by me to feed you with some informations.

    1. “The accused admitted his guilt to the police.” To concede the truth about his guilt/crime.
    2. .”She admitted to his complicity in the crime.” Admitted to something means: To accept or agree to his involvement in wrongdoing/complicity
    3. “The boy admitted to stealing the apples.”to agree that he is responsible for stealing the apples.
    4. “The employee admitted stealing the money.” To confess having done something wrong(stolen the money)
    5. “The clerk admitted to the police that he had taken the jewels.”
    to admit = to confess Yes but here admit to some one(police) is not to confess. In that case to the police have to be changed to before the police
    6. The manager admitted him to the theater.
    to admit = to allow entry Yes, Permission to enter inside
    8. “He was denied admittance to the concert.”
    Admittance=the act of admitting or entering, the right to enterYes, Ok
    9. . “The situation admits of no delay.”
    to admit = to tolerate Ok or
    To afford opportunity for; permit
    10. He was not have dared to admit it in New York. admit to something = to agree that one is responsible for (a deed or action, especially an offence or wrongdoing).
    11. “Children under the age of 16 are not admitted.” Not to accept or take them as members.
    12. Admission is free. the act of allowing someone or something in without taking any fee.
    13. Admittedly it was the right thing to do.” As is known to be true; as one must admit
    14. . “I must admit that it’s no easy matter.” To agree or acknowledge the fact
    15. Her mission is quite admissible. = that can be allowed or accepted
    16. His admission as member was highly desirable = of being allowed in as a member was highly desirable.
    17. “It admits of improvement.” To afford possibility for improvement
    18. I admit to feeling ashamed. admit to something = to agree that I really feel ashamed of doing an action which was wrong
    19. “I admit the truth of the story.” . To make acknowledgment of the truth of the story
    You must admit that I am right. As for the sake of argument; you must concede that .
    20. “He was never admitted into my confidence.” I never believed him
    21. “The ticket admits one.” To provide the right or a means of entrance to one person only
    22. “It does not admit of doubt.” A legal statement: It does not admit of doubt that the decision to be reached would possess an impact on the nationalistic principle enshrined both in the 1935 Charter.(Ref Goggle search)


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