against (one's) principles

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against (one's) principles

In opposition or contrary to one's values or beliefs, such as those of religion, ethics, or ideology. I'm afraid it goes against my principles to vote for a measure that would limit funding for public schools. He told me it's against his principles to drink alcohol.
See also: principle
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Cllr Coyne said: "If residents come to the council and say 'we want this, we will pay for it, can we have it?', we should not say 'no, it's against our principles that anyone should have to pay to park outside their homes'.
"We seemed to be going quite long with the ball, which is against our principles. We like to get the ball down and play."