compromise (with) (one's) principles

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compromise (with) (one's) principles

To forsake, ignore, or otherwise go against one's fundamental beliefs or virtues. I never thought he would compromise his principles just to get ahead in business like that. Jane felt really guilty about compromising with her principles when she didn't turn her friends into the police after she saw them stealing.
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But Henry said: "I would die playing that type of football rather than compromise our principles.
Or will we compromise our principles and settle for open skies in name only?
Market oriented and with ambitions to double in size in the immediate future, Syers also understands where both past and future growth resides: "We always put our customers first, whether site visitors or sponsors, and will never compromise our principles.
However, this does not mean that we will compromise our principles.
Catholic institutions have to be re-established where government interference and the lack of morality in society will not compromise our principles.
We will not, definitely, compromise our principles when it comes to Christianity.
We will go there with nothing to lose and we will not compromise our principles.
We applied this truth to the development of Javiva, and while it is more expensive to use fresh brewed coffee, we never compromise our principles or cut corners.
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