1. My company has appointed The Winning Law Office as our attorney with full authority to file and manage patents in the United States.2. I have authorized The Winning Law Office to file and manage my patents worldwide.3. Wow you are such an amazing painter. Can I commission you to do a painting for my wife?
 appoint somebody to do something authorize somebody to do something commission somebody to do something這些都是正統的美語說法，authorize = 我賦予某人權力做某事情commission = 委託某人辦理某事情，會付費，常用在付錢請藝術家或音樂家為當事人創作某作品
When I asked him for directions, he gave me a goof smile.