against+one's+will

  • 1 against one's will — I adjective against, coerced, commanded, compelled, constrained, enforced, extorted, forced, imperative, imposed, inescapable, inevitable, inexorable, levied, mandatory, obligatory, opposed, preemptory, prescriptive, prescriptory, pressured,… …

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  • 2 against one's will — phrasal : in opposition to one s own inclination or to another s wish or intention was practicing the violin, as usual against his will father disowned her for marrying against his will …

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  • 3 against one's will — in opposition to one s desire, forcibly, under coercion …

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  • 4 To have one's will — Will Will, n. [OE. wille, AS. willa; akin to OFries. willa, OS. willeo, willio, D. wil, G. wille, Icel. vili, Dan. villie, Sw. vilja, Goth wilja. See {Will}, v.] [1913 Webster] 1. The power of choosing; the faculty or endowment of the soul by… …

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  • 5 have\ two\ strikes\ against\ one — • have two strikes against one • have two strikes on one v. phr. informal To have things working against you; be hindered in several ways; be in a difficult situation; be unlikely to succeed. Children from the poorest parts of a city often have… …

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  • 6 stack\ the\ cards\ against\ one — v. phr. 1. To arrange cards secretly and dishonestly for the purpose of cheating. The gambler had stacked the cards against Bill. 2. To arrange things unfairly for or against a person; have things so that a person has an unfair advantage or… …

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  • 7 To swear the peace against one — Swear Swear, v. t. 1. To utter or affirm with a solemn appeal to God for the truth of the declaration; to make (a promise, threat, or resolve) under oath. [1913 Webster] Swear unto me here by God, that thou wilt not deal falsely with me. Gen. xxi …

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  • 8 have two strikes against one — have things working against one, be in a difficult situation He already has two strikes against him and it will be very difficult for him to get the job …

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  • 9 have two strikes against one — or[have two strikes on one] {v. phr.}, {informal} To have things working against you; be hindered in several ways; be in a difficult situation; be unlikely to succeed. * /Children from the poorest parts of a city often have two strikes against… …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 10 have two strikes against one — or[have two strikes on one] {v. phr.}, {informal} To have things working against you; be hindered in several ways; be in a difficult situation; be unlikely to succeed. * /Children from the poorest parts of a city often have two strikes against… …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 11 against — [ə genst′; ] also, esp. Cdn & Brit [, əgānst′] prep. [ME ayeynst, opposite to, facing < OE ongegn, ongean (see AGAIN), with adv. gen. es + unhistoric t] 1. a) in opposition to or competition with [a fight against evil] b) contrary to [against… …

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  • 12 will — will1 /wil/, auxiliary v. and v., pres. sing. 1st pers. will, 2nd will or (Archaic) wilt, 3rd will, pres. pl. will; past sing. 1st pers. would, 2nd …

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  • 13 will — I. /wɪl / (say wil), weak forms /wəl / (say wuhl), /l / (say l) verb (modal) 1. (indicating future likelihood): I will take a taxi; she will meet us there; do you think it will rain?; you will be surprised. 2. (expressing resolve): I will find it …

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  • 14 will — I [[t]wɪl[/t]] aux. v. and v. pres. will 1) fun am (is, are, etc.) about or going to: I will be there tomorrow. She will see you at dinner[/ex] 2) fun am (is, are, etc.) disposed or willing to: People will do right[/ex] 3) fun am (is, are, etc.)… …

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  • 15 One Tree Hill (TV series) — One Tree Hill Intertitle, seasons 1–4; 8 Genre Drama, Sports Format Teen drama …

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  • 16 One Piece — redirects here. For the clothing, see One piece swimsuit. One Piece First volume of One Piece, released in Japan by Shueisha on December 24, 1997 ONE PIEC …

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  • 17 Will — Will, n. [OE. wille, AS. willa; akin to OFries. willa, OS. willeo, willio, D. wil, G. wille, Icel. vili, Dan. villie, Sw. vilja, Goth wilja. See {Will}, v.] [1913 Webster] 1. The power of choosing; the faculty or endowment of the soul by which it …

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  • 18 Will worship — Will Will, n. [OE. wille, AS. willa; akin to OFries. willa, OS. willeo, willio, D. wil, G. wille, Icel. vili, Dan. villie, Sw. vilja, Goth wilja. See {Will}, v.] [1913 Webster] 1. The power of choosing; the faculty or endowment of the soul by… …

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  • 19 Will worshiper — Will Will, n. [OE. wille, AS. willa; akin to OFries. willa, OS. willeo, willio, D. wil, G. wille, Icel. vili, Dan. villie, Sw. vilja, Goth wilja. See {Will}, v.] [1913 Webster] 1. The power of choosing; the faculty or endowment of the soul by… …

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  • 20 One-Design — is a racing method where all vehicles or boats have identical or very similar designs or models. It is also known as Spec series. It is heavily used in sailboat racing. All competitors in a race are then judged based on a single start time. One… …

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