personal column

  1. a newspaper column containing personal messages, advertisements by charities, requests for friendship, holiday companions, etc

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How to use personal column in a sentence

  • That has a very poor sound—like the personal column of a newspaper.

    The Open Question | Elizabeth Robins
  • Aunt Olivia said that exactly as if she were reading it from the personal column of the Daily Enterprise.

    Chronicles of Avonlea | Lucy Maud Montgomery
  • If you would like to join me for a time, insert a notice to Harry F in the personal column to that effect.

    Of Stegner's Folly | Richard S. Shaver
  • She did not wish to be present should her mother chance to peruse the personal column.

    Pretty Geraldine, the New York Salesgirl | Mrs. Alex. McVeigh Miller
  • “I should advertise in the personal column of a certain metropolitan newspaper—that is all,” he declared.

    A Little Miss Nobody | Amy Bell Marlowe