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Meaning of “in the flesh” in the English Dictionary

"in the flesh" in British English

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in the flesh

in ​reallife, and not on TV, in a ​film, in a ​picture, etc.: I've ​seen her ​perform on ​television, but never in the flesh.
(Definition of in the flesh from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"in the flesh" in American English

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in the flesh

physically in ​front of you: I’ve ​seen her ​perform on ​television, but never in the flesh.
(Definition of in the flesh from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “in the flesh”
in Chinese (Simplified) 当面, 活生生地…
in Chinese (Traditional) 當面, 活生生地…
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