Finally, how can we establish our authority over this department?
He noted that the state established the board and authority but gave the city control.
I agree; it will establish his authority from the beginning.
This is the moment when the author establishes his authority.
Which was bad, because with an audience the soldiers would now have to clearly establish their authority.
"But people are making too many demands before he can establish his authority and presence."
Having established its authority, it then names local police chiefs.
The first day is devoted to establishing the leader's authority.
He hasn't had time to establish his authority there yet.
As a rule life was too uncertain for anybody to establish authority.