Meaning of “prick sb's conscience” in the English Dictionary


"prick sb's conscience" in English

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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.

(Definition of “prick sb's conscience” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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