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Meaning of “against your better judgment” in the English Dictionary

"against your better judgment" in British English

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against your better judgment

If something is against ​yourbetter judgment, you ​think it would be ​wiser not to do it: Against my ​better judgment, I gave him the ​job.
(Definition of against your better judgment from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"against your better judgment" in American English

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against your better judgment

even though you ​feel you are not making the ​bestdecision: Against his ​betterjudgment, he gave ​John the ​job.
(Definition of against your better judgment from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “against your better judgment”
in Chinese (Simplified) 违心, 明知不可取…
in Chinese (Traditional) 違心, 明知不可取…
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