2019/04/23 A matter of principle could be a bone of contention between you and a certain person or possibly an organization. What youre expected to agree to might be something you have strong reasons to oppose. Its also possible youd have felt more willing to consider it if you were given more of a chance to voice your opinion. Someone might believe theyre right and thats all there is to it. You do have a choice surrounding whether or not you will comply. Just give it plenty of thought.