per·son·al·ly adverb \ˈpərs-nə-lē, ˈpər-sə-nə-\
—used to say that something was done or will be done by a particular person and not by someone else
—used to say that someone knows a person or thing from personal experience and not because of someone else
: in a way that involves a particular person and no one else
: in person <attend to the matter personally>
: as a person : in personality <personally attractive but not very trustworthy>
: for oneself : as far as oneself is concerned <personally, I don't want to go>
: in a personal manner <don't take this personally>
Examples of PERSONALLY
- You will be held personally responsible for any losses or damages.
- The player was personally criticized by his coach.
- He blamed me personally for causing the problem.
- I was personally offended by the article.
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