Let me assure you that no authorities of my church, or of any church for that matter, will ever exert influence on presidential decisions.
But the authorities are exerting greater control over religious activity, following an outbreak of extremist violence, including an attack in Taraz.
With his authority thus exerted, ROBBIE turns toward the house and points his gun at the open door.
You are here in Mycogen by authority, but even the highest authority cannot exert total control over the public.
The authorities exert substantial control over the media and can impose restrictions in the name of national security.
The monetary authority exerts regulatory control over banks.
Over the early years, the papal authorities exerted large degree of control over the leadership of the institution.
As Christianity became commonplace, the charismatic authority identified by Augustine, a quality we might today call "religiousness", exerted a commanding influence at the local level.
We ask the Russian federal authorities to exert pressure on the local authorities of the Mari Republic, because this examination is far from reassuring.
The Russian authorities exerted pressure on opposition groups, tolerated electoral fraud and subjugated the media.