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English definition of “prick sb's conscience”

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prick sb's conscience

to make someone do something because they feel guilty: Dan's mentioning Julia pricked my conscience and I gave her a call.
Translations of “prick sb's conscience”
in Chinese (Traditional) 使(某人)的良心受到譴責…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使(某人)的良心受到谴责…
(Definition of prick sb's conscience from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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