After a few years in which Washington has exerted a malign force on demand, it is showing signs of becoming a neutral force.
The pressure Toyota exerted forced other automakers to adapt—in a way that benefited consumers and the auto industry as a whole.
I wish that Peter Beinart had exerted greater efforts to make Open Zion the type of institution that could survive his departure.
GOP leaders have exerted pressure on him to toe the party line, but ultimately they understand his unique situation, Cao said.
Wold exhibited his fine person and exerted all his captivating powers of intellect.
He sprang to the rock, and exerted his utmost strength to dislodge it.
But such discipline as is now exerted over out-of-college students was undreamed of.
Mrs. Roberts exerted herself to laugh with him, albeit she was horror-stricken.
If she exerted any influence, or wielded any power, it was not of the kind which attends a violent or morose temper.
And indeed had his speed been tenfold greater than it was, it had been exerted to no purpose.