Why did I just give you the full authority of my office?
The move to give Paul more authority was a good one.
Yet who has given a husband the authority to beat his wife?
They give me the authority to do what I feel is necessary to help the club.
It's really a record simply that you have been given the authority.
The new measure would give the Government the clear legal authority to act.
But they had also been long concerned that Federal law did not give them the clear authority to do so.
"Who the hell gave you authority to do anything of the kind?"
Give someone the authority to act as a check and balance.
I demand to know upon whose authority they are given.