One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
With the personal presence or action of the individual specified.‘he had to pick up his welfare check in person’
physically, in the flesh, personally, bodily, actuallyView synonyms
- ‘His thesis is undoubtedly better presented in person rather than in the context of a dry academic paper.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘Otherwise people can go there in person and pay a visit to the kids since the center is not that far.’
- ‘There are just some things that might be easier to say in writing than in person.’
- ‘I do not usually have discussions like this in person because they do not yield much.’
- ‘A few days later I went in person to report that two parcels had gone missing.’
- ‘It's fair to say that signing these letters in person is the least that can be expected of a Secretary of Defence.’
- ‘There's also an added bonus for people, like myself, who're extremely shy in person.’
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