Getting rid of garbage has become a major headache for the authorities.
His best friend ratted him out to the authorities.
The discrepancy between the stories of the two parties involved in the accident was so great that the authorities had a hard time deciding which side was telling the truth.
The authorities have been hiding the facts from the public.
The convicted drug dealer was willing to comply with the authorities to have his death sentence reduced to a life sentence.
The authorities managed to stabilize the currency.
The Japanese fiscal authorities are weighing measures to restore public confidence in their economic management.
Our university authorities are considering the admission of handicapped students.
It is necessary to obtain the sanction of the authorities to enter this building.
I have read a good many books to discover what the authorities had to say that made the matter a little plainer.
The outlaw was worried that if it got around that he was wanted by the authorities, he would have to leave town in hurry.
The school authorities started to take action at their request.
If you’re planning an outdoor concert, you’ll have to get permission from the authorities first.
To persuade somebody that your recommendation is reasonable and wise, you have to give reasons and quote known examples and authorities.