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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, actuallyoneselfin propria personaas large as lifein one's own personView synonyms
- ‘Otherwise people can go there in person and pay a visit to the kids since the center is not that far.’
- ‘A few days later I went in person to report that two parcels had gone missing.’
- ‘His thesis is undoubtedly better presented in person rather than in the context of a dry academic paper.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘It's fair to say that signing these letters in person is the least that can be expected of a Secretary of Defence.’
- ‘We hope that one day we can meet to thank you in person, and better articulate our feelings.’
- ‘I do not usually have discussions like this in person because they do not yield much.’
- ‘Anyone wishing to make representations to the inquiry in person must attend the inquiry on the first day.’
- ‘There are just some things that might be easier to say in writing than in person.’
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