against someone's will

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Definition of against someone's will

: contrary to a person's choice or desire in a particular situation As a child, he was forced to play the violin against his will. She chose to go against her parents' will and marry him anyway.

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“Against someone's will.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/against%20someone%27s%20will. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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