English version

take something personally

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtake something personallytake something personallyPERSONALLY/YOURSELFto 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. personally
Examples from the Corpus
take something personallyThis is a general criticism, so I hope none of you will take it personally.Please don't take it personally - he doesn't want to see anyone.I didn't take his rebuff too personally, since I was used to his habit of being rude to his juniors.Anna took it personally when the boss said some people were not working hard enough.
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