bon gré, mal gré

French phrase
\ ˈbōⁿ-ˌgrā ˈmäl-ˌgrā How to pronounce bon gré, mal gré (audio) \

Definition of bon gré, mal gré

: good grace, bad grace : like it or not : willingly or not

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