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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What is very disappointing is that there are local MPs who should have searched their consciences to put silly party politics aside and vote for what is right.