Translation of "personal" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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uk /ˈpɜː.sən.əl/ us /ˈpɝː.sən.əl/

B1 relating or belonging to a single or particular person rather than to a group or an organization

My personal opinion/view is that the students should be doing more work outside the classroom. 我個人認為學生應該多做一些課外作業。
Her uncle takes a personal interest in her progress. 她叔叔本人很關心她的進步。
She has her own personal secretary/bodyguard/fitness instructor. 她有自己的私人秘書/保鏢/健身教練。
Passengers are reminded to take all their personal belongings with them when they leave the plane. 乘客被提醒下飛機時要帶走所有個人物品。

A personal action is one that is done by someone directly rather than getting another person to do it.

The mayor made a personal appearance at the hospital. 衛生部長親自去了醫院。
I will give the matter my personal attention. 我會親自過問這件事情。

B1 private or relating to someone's private life

The letter was marked "Personal. Strictly confidential." 信上標明:「私函,絕對保密」。
Do you mind if I ask you a personal question? 介意我問你一個私人問題嗎?
His resignation was apparently for personal rather than professional reasons. 他辭職顯然是因為個人而非工作的原因。
For such a famous, wealthy man, his personal life was surprisingly simple and ordinary. 一個如此出名和富有的人, 其私生活卻簡單和平凡得令人驚訝。

C1 relating to your body or appearance

She is obsessed with personal hygiene. 她過於注意個人衛生。
personal remark/comment

an intentionally offensive remark about someone's character or appearance

Did you have to make such a personal remark about her new haircut? 你非得針對她的新髮型說長道短嗎?
get personal informal

to start being rude to someone about their character or appearance

As long as the criticism is honestly given and doesn't get personal, I can handle it. 只要批評坦率真誠,沒有針對個人之意,我就能好好應付。

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(Translation of “personal” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)