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per·son·al·ly

 (pûr′sə-nə-lē)
adv.
1. In the immediate presence of someone; in person: I thanked them personally.
2. Without anyone else being involved or considered: You will be held personally responsible if something goes wrong.
3. As far as oneself is concerned; in one's opinion: Personally, I don't mind.
4. As a person: I admire his skill but dislike him personally.
5. In a personal manner: Don't take the disparaging remarks personally.

personally

(ˈpɜːsənəlɪ)
adv
1. without the help or intervention of others: I'll attend to it personally.
2. (sentence modifier) in one's own opinion or as regards oneself: personally, I hate onions.
3. as if referring to oneself: to take the insults personally.
4. as a person: we like him personally, but professionally he's incompetent.

per•son•al•ly

(ˈpɜr sə nl i)

adv.
1. in person; directly: I thanked them personally.
2. as if intended for or directed at oneself: Don't take his comments personally.
3. as regards oneself: Personally, I don't care to go.
4. as a person: I like her personally, but not as a boss.
[1350–1400]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.personally - as yourself; "speaking personally, I would not want to go"
2.personally - as a person; "he is personally repulsive"
3.personally - in a personal way; "he took her comments personally"
impersonally - without warmth; "he treated his patients impersonally"
4.personally - in the flesh; without involving anyone else; "I went there personally"; "he appeared in person"
5.personally - concerning the speaker; "personally, I find him stupid"

personally

adverb
1. in your opinion, for yourself, in your book, for your part, from your own viewpoint, in your own view Personally, I think it's a waste of time.
2. by yourself, alone, independently, solely, on your own, in person, in the flesh The minister will answer the allegations personally.
3. individually, specially, subjectively, individualistically This topic interests me personally.
4. privately, in private, off the record Personally he was quiet, modest and unobtrusive.
take something personally be insulted by, be offended by, take offence at, take umbrage at, feel insulted by, feel hurt by, stake something as an insult Don't take this rejection personally.
Translations
شَخْصِيَا، بِشَكلٍ شَخْصيشَخْصِيَّاًشَخْصِيّاً
osobně
personligt
henkilökohtaisestihenkilönäpersoonallisesti
osobno
persónulega, fyrir sitt leytipersónulega, í eigin persónu
直接自分で
개인적으로
osebno
personligen
โดยส่วนตัว
theo cá nhân

personally

[ˈpɜːsnəlɪ] ADV
1. (= individually) → personalmente
personally I think thatpersonalmente creo que ...
I wasn't referring to you personallyno me estaba refiriendo a ti personalmente
I know her personallyla conozco personalmente
I hold you personally responsible for what has happened/for her safetylo declaro responsable personalmente de lo que ha ocurrido/de su seguridad
2. (= in person) → en persona, personalmente
the manager saw me personallyel gerente habló conmigo en persona or personalmente
3. (= unkindly) I didn't mean it personallyno pretendía ofenderte
don't take it too personallyno te lo tomes a mal

personally

[ˈpɜːrsənəli] adv
[know, meet] → personnellement
I don't know him personally → Je ne le connais pas personnellement.
(in person)personnellement
to take sth personally [+ attack, criticism] → se sentir personnellement visé par qch
Don't take everything so personally. It was only a joke → Ne te sens pas visé constamment. Ce n'était qu'une plaisanterie.
(used as a sentence adverb)personnellement
Personally I don't agree → Personnellement, je ne suis pas d'accord.personal organizer norganiseur m personnelpersonal pronoun npronom m personnelpersonal property nbiens mpl personnelspersonal relationships nplrelations fpl personnellespersonal shopper n personne que l'on emploie pour faire les magasinspersonal space nespace m vital
to invade sb's personal space → envahir l'espace vital de qnpersonal stereo nwalkman® m, baladeur mpersonal trainer nentraîneur m personnelpersonal tuition ncours mpl particuliers

personally

advpersönlich; personally, I think that …ich persönlich bin der Meinung, dass …; I like him personally, but not as an employerich mag ihn als Mensch, aber nicht als Arbeitgeber; to be personally responsible (for something)persönlich (für etw) verantwortlich sein; to hold somebody personally responsiblejdn persönlich verantwortlich machen; to be personally involvedpersönlich or selbst beteiligt sein; to take something personallyetw persönlich nehmen

personally

[ˈpɜːsnlɪ] adv
a. (for my part) → personalmente
I feel personally responsible → mi sento personalmente responsabile
personally I think that ... → personalmente penso che...
don't take it too personally → non prenderla come un'offesa or una critica personale
b. (in person) → personalmente, di persona
to hand sth over personally → consegnare qc di persona

person

(ˈpəːsn) plural people (ˈpiːpl) ˈpersons noun
1. a human being. There's a person outside who wants to speak to you.
2. a person's body. He never carried money on his person (= with him; in his pockets etc).
ˈpersonal adjective
1. one's own. This is his personal opinion; The matter will have my personal attention.
2. private. This is a personal matter between him and me.
3. in person. The Prime Minister will make a personal appearance.
4. (making remarks which are) insulting, especially about a person's appearance etc. personal remarks; Don't be personal!
ˌpersoˈnalityplural persoˈnalities noun
1. a person's characteristics (of the mind, the emotions etc) as a whole. a likeable / forceful (= strong) personality.
2. strong, distinctive (usually attractive) character. She is not beautiful but she has a lot of personality.
3. a well-known person. a television personality; (also adjective) a personality cult (= very great, usually too great, admiration for a person, usually a political leader).
ˈpersonally adverb
1. in one's own opinion. Personally, I prefer the other.
2. doing something oneself, not having or letting someone else do it on one's behalf. He thanked me personally.
ˌpersonal comˈputer noun
(also PC) a small computer that can be used independently by an individual user for word-processing, games, e-mail, storage of information. etc.
personal pronoun
a pronoun which refers to the first, second or third persons. I am going; He hit her; She saw you.
ˌpersonal ˈstereo noun
(also Walkman®) a small (radio and) cassette player with headphones that enables the person wearing it to listen to music while walking etc.
ˌpersonal ˌwatercraft noun
a small boat for one or two people that is ridden like a motorcycle.
in person
personally; one's self, not represented by someone else. The Queen was there in person; I'd like to thank him in person.

personally

شَخْصِيَّاً osobně personligt persönlich προσωπικά personalmente henkilökohtaisesti personnellement osobno personalmente 直接自分で 개인적으로 persoonlijk personlig osobiście pessoalmente лично personligen โดยส่วนตัว kişisel olarak theo cá nhân 就我个人来说
References in classic literature ?
She got up from her chair and said that it might be just as well if she personally superintended the installation of "Mrs.
I know myself that one cannot help one's sympathies and antipathies," thought Prince Andrew, "so it will not do to present my proposal for the reform of the army regulations to the Emperor personally, but the project will speak for itself.
I never met anybody personally concerned in this affair, the interest of which for us was, of course, not the bad weather but the extraordinary complication brought into the ship's life at a moment of exceptional stress by the human element below her deck.
Perhaps I may venture to add that personally I find it advisable to pass hastily over the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries and so gain as much time as possible for the nineteenth.
I had but few occasions myself of personally noticing them.
His literary criticisms seemed to me not only exquisitely humorous, but perfectly sane and just; and it delighted me to have him personally present, with the warmth of his own temperament in regions of cold abstraction; I am not sure that I should like that so much now.
I was present during the sojourn of Sir Percival Glyde in Cumberland, and was personally concerned in one important result of his short residence under Mr.
You must remember," Thomson told her, "that personally I do not, in an ordinary way, see a great deal of fighting until the whole show is over.
Personally, purely selfishly personally, I should be sorry to see you go.
If I speak to her personally, I can do much to assist the object of our inquiries, before he returns.
and to thank her personally for her extreme kindness.
Nor was there wanting still another precautionary motive more related to Ahab personally.