search (one's) conscience

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search (one's) conscience

To carefully consider or think about one's own motivations for doing something. We're asking upper management to search their consciences and realize that this decision will negatively impact every employee in the company. I know you're hurt right now, but search your conscience—you don't want to go through with this.
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After searching his conscience, Borden decided there was only one thing he could do as a matter of principle: he resigned from his position as coach.