against one's wishes

idiom

: despite the fact that one does not want someone to (do something)
His parents were angry when they learned he had borrowed the car against their wishes.

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“Against one's wishes.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/against%20one%27s%20wishes. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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