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personally

adverb
     
per‧son‧al‧ly S2
1 [sentence adverb] spoken used to emphasize that you are only giving your own opinion about something:
Personally, I don't think much of the idea.
I personally think it's too cold to go out.
2 if you do something personally, you do it yourself rather than getting someone else to do it [= in person]:
The managing director wrote personally to thank me.
All important work is personally approved by him.
I'll see to it personally.
3 used to show that one particular person is involved, rather than a group of people:
I'm holding you personally responsible for this mess!
She clearly blamed me personally for the difficulties she'd been having.
4

take something personally

to get upset by the things other people say or do, because you think that their remarks or behaviour are directed at you in particular:
Don't take it personally; she's rude to everyone.
5 as a friend, or as someone you have met:
I don't know her personally, but I like her work.
6 in a way that criticizes someone's character or appearance:
Members of the Senate rarely attack each other personally.
7 in relation to someone's private life, rather than to their work, business, or official duties:
She had a lasting impact on his life both personally and professionally.

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