the grammatical person used by a speaker in statements referring to the speaker's own self(first person singular ) or to a group including the speaker (first person plural ).
a pronoun or verb form in the first person, as I or am in English, or a set of such forms.
a literary style in which the narrative is told from the perspective of a narrator speaking directly: The story is written in the first person.
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How to use first person in a sentence
What I had “on the girls” were some remarkably brave first-person accounts.I Tried to Warn You About Sleazy Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein in 2003 | Vicky Ward | January 7, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
All three are first-person works, and each could be labeled “experimental” in its own way.Lars Iyer’s ‘Wittgenstein Jr.’ Plumbs the Deep Fun of Philosophical Fiction | Drew Smith | October 1, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
What might be called the first-person camera industry has been growing steadily throughout the last decade.
I love first-person narratives about the last thing people would consider doing.
This first-person video is mesmerizing, terrifying, and awe-inspiring.Chubby Korean Baby Dance, Goat Riding Guy Riding Bike, and More Viral Videos | The Daily Beast Video | June 1, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
And, now that he thought of it, Angus had consistently used the royal first-person plural.Space Viking | Henry Beam Piper
Stevenson said, in one of the Vailima Letters, that first-person tales were more in accord with his temperament.Essays on Modern Novelists | William Lyon Phelps
The head of the first person of the Trinity is a very majestic conception.
Homer's mind, in other words, remembers as first-person data experiences it never had.The Short Life | Francis Donovan
I must, of course, let him tell it in the first-person-singular, because otherwise what is the use of having a grievance at all?
British Dictionary definitions for first person
a grammatical category of pronouns and verbs used by the speaker to refer to or talk about himself or herself, either alone (first person singular) or together with others (first person plural)
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