Definition of in person in English:

in person


  • With the personal presence or action of the individual specified.

    ‘he had to pick up his welfare cheque in person’
    • ‘There are just some things that might be easier to say in writing than in person.’
    • ‘Otherwise people can go there in person and pay a visit to the kids since the center is not that far.’
    • ‘I do not usually have discussions like this in person because they do not yield much.’
    • ‘We hope that one day we can meet to thank you in person, and better articulate our feelings.’
    • ‘Anyone wishing to make representations to the inquiry in person must attend the inquiry on the first day.’
    • ‘The cyclists who objected to the scheme presented their views in person to the inquiry.’
    • ‘There's also an added bonus for people, like myself, who're extremely shy in person.’
    • ‘His thesis is undoubtedly better presented in person rather than in the context of a dry academic paper.’
    • ‘It's fair to say that signing these letters in person is the least that can be expected of a Secretary of Defence.’
    • ‘A few days later I went in person to report that two parcels had gone missing.’
    physically, in the flesh, personally, bodily, actually
    in propria persona
    as large as life
    in one's own person
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