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Her books include Sewing Circles of Herat: A personal Voyage Through Afghanistan (Harper Collins).
Her best-case scenario is now worse than many of our personal Plan Zs.
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Plumer notes "the rancor of his personal and political animosities."
A pile of personal objects lay on the table when he had finished.
But he changed his mind one day when Jack put to him a personal question.
"This may become a matter for the Baron's personal attention," continued the steward.
Whoever will slander in politics, will slander in personal squabbles.
late 14c., "pertaining to the self," from Old French personal (12c., Modern French personnel), from Late Latin personalis "pertaining to a person," from Latin persona (see person). Meaning "aimed at some particular person" (usually in a hostile manner) first attested 1610s. The noun sense of "newspaper item about private matters" is attested from 1888. As "a classified ad addressed to an individual," it is recorded from 1861. Personal computer is from 1976.