Origin of personally
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Examples from the Web for personally
“Personally, I deal with manners of righteousness and God,” he says.New York’s Most Tragic Ghost Loves Minimalist Swedish Fashion
January 8, 2015
Various clerks said that they personally would not issue gay marriage licenses.The Back Alley, Low Blow-Ridden Fight to Stop Gay Marriage in Florida Is Finally Over
January 5, 2015
Again, I do not know House Majority Whip Scalise or President Obama personally.Reverend Jeremiah Wright Was Worse Than Scalise
January 2, 2015
I am personally guilty of thinking that the culture war can be at least partially won on style points.Glenn Beck Is Now Selling Hipster Clothes. Really.
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December 20, 2014
They are personally invested in my growth not only as a dominatrix but as a kinkster and a person.Dungeons and Genital Clamps: Inside a Legendary BDSM Chateau
December 20, 2014
Few here, I suppose, now personally remember Francis Lieber.'Tis Sixty Years Since
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It wrung the hearts of all who had opportunities of personally observing it.
Shakespeare was personally interested in this princely hero.The Man Shakespeare
Endorse this cheque 'Jane Meredith' and make it payable to me personally.
It was a beautiful thing and I could not help taking it personally.
- without the help or intervention of othersI'll attend to it personally
- (sentence modifier) in one's own opinion or as regards oneselfpersonally, I hate onions
- as if referring to oneselfto take the insults personally
- as a personwe like him personally, but professionally he's incompetent
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Word Origin and History for personally
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