Meaning of PERSONAL in English
Frequency: The word is one of the 1500 most common words in English.
A ~ opinion, quality, or thing belongs or relates to one particular person rather than to other people.
He learned this lesson the hard way–from his own ~ experience...
That’s my ~ opinion.
...books, furniture, and other ~ belongings...
...an estimated ~ fortune of almost seventy million dollars.
ADJ: ADJ n
If you give something your ~ care or attention, you deal with it yourself rather than letting someone else deal with it.
...a business that requires a great deal of ~ contact.
...a ~ letter from the President’s secretary...
ADJ: usu ADJ n
Personal matters relate to your feelings, relationships, and health.
...teaching young people about marriage and ~ relationships...
You never allow ~ problems to affect your performance...
Personal comments refer to someone’s appearance or character in an offensive way.
Newspapers resorted to ~ abuse...
Personal care involves looking after your body and appearance.
...men who take as much trouble over ~ hygiene as women.
ADJ: ADJ n
A ~ relationship is one that is not connected with your job or public life.
He was a ~ friend whom I’ve known for many many years...
see also ~s
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