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  • adv. With one's own body and presence, as opposed to radio, the telephone, television, or the Internet. Actually present. In actual presence.


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  • Leading in person this time, Pacorus struck west for Chalcis along the road that led to Antioch, through verdant country that offered him no challenge, country he knew well from his previous incursions.

    Antony and Cleopatra

  • Kennedy, though, did meet with the chiefs, separately and at a formal NSC session, and their pro-invasion views were conveyed regularly and forcefully in person and through the chairman, General Taylor.

    In the Shadow of the Oval Office

  • “Then will you come in person to see Caesar Octavianus in the spring?”

    Antony and Cleopatra

  • President Johnson and wife Lady Bird hosted the event; it was the first time that Armstrong had seen LBJ in person since Neil had demonstrated the low L/D landing approach in an F5D at Edwards in 1962, when Johnson was still vice president.

    First Man

  • Apollo, the U.S. spacecraft, docked with Soyuz, the Soviet one, and the American astronaut and Russian cosmonautwho would have had difficulty meeting in person on Earthshook hands with each other.

    George’s Cosmic Treasure Hunt

  • She was pretty sure her father simply wanted to congratulate her in person for the fine showing SFN had put in this afternoon, but she wanted to go home and freshen up before her date with Jason.


  • Several times Ramseur sent back to Colonel Vandeventer to move out Jones's brigade, and twice he went back in person through a fiery hail.


  • As an entry-level brand-management person working on the Dash detergent account, Klein says he was called upon to do a tremendous amount of writing, but there were only two times a year that you actually had an opportunity to present in person to senior management.

    Life Is a Series of Presentations

  • For example, another 2010 donor survey--this one by nonprofit consultancy Russ Reid--showed that only one-third of donors actually talked to an organization's staff before making a gift, and only one-quarter visited the organization in person or reviewed its annual report.

    How To Perform Due Diligence As A Donor

  • The news of the triumph and the Donations rocked Rome; few could believe it at first, but gradually others like Cornelius Gallus either returned in person or wrote letters long delayed by the wintry seas.

    Antony and Cleopatra


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