exert collocations and examples

 UK /ɪɡˈzɜː(r)t/

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use your influence or authority to achieve or affect something


Nouns frequently used as the object of exert
control or influence: authority, control, dominance, influence, power, pressureThe social and cultural demands of childhood were shown to be exerting very heavy pressures on children.attraction: attraction, fascination, pullThe ’ American Dream’ continues to exert a powerful pull on many people outside America.
 
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