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personal
American English: /ˈpərs(ə)n(ə)l/
British English: /ˈpəːs(ə)n(ə)l/

Translation of personal in Spanish:

adjective

  • 1 1.1 (own)
    (property)
    (experience/preference)
    she has a personal helicopter
    tiene helicóptero particular
    Example sentences
    • But I decided not to be embarrassed by my illness and to record my experiences on a personal website, for anyone to read.
    • He is working the streets as hard as anyone, buoyed by a huge personal fortune.
    • For 200 years prior to this, the garden relied on personal book collections belonging to the various keepers of the garden.
    1.2 (private) a letter marked 'personal'
    una carta marcada 'personal'
    this is a personal matter
    este es un asunto privado or personal
    he has retired for personal reasons
    se ha jubilado por razones personales
    no personal calls are allowed
    no se permite hacer llamadas particulares
    don't ask personal questions
    no hagas preguntas indiscretas
    he suffered a personal tragedy
    le ocurrió una desgracia en su vida privada
    personal effects [formal]
    Example sentences
    • It's very rude to relay personal remarks, but I've made a career out of it - so why stop now?
    • I suggest that it is time you made a ruling on that, and said that those sorts of personal insinuations are inappropriate.
    • He decided to get very personal and to refer to my own marriage.
    1.3 (individual)
    (account/loan)
    a personal touch
    un toque personal
    she recorded a personal best (Sport)
    logró mejorar su marca
    she did it at great personal risk
    lo hizo con gran peligro para su persona
    personal identification number personal income
    ingresos (masculine plural) personales
    personal income tax
    impuesto (masculine) sobre la renta de las personas físicas
  • 2 2.1 (in person)
    (appearance/plea)
    2.2 (physical)
    (freshness/hygiene)
    (appearance)
    personal cleanliness
    Example sentences
    • On some Tory blog's comment section this is a cue for speculating about personal hygiene of and body hair on greenies.
    • As a youngster he has overcome racism and through his life there have been enough personal body blows to ensure that he appreciates the good in his world.
    • I put it down to the fact that as he's Italian the encroaching of personal body space was just something that came with the territory.
    2.3 (directed against individual) See examples: personal abuse
    personalismos (masculine plural)
    insultos (masculine plural) (personales)
    let's not get personal
    no llevemos las cosas al plano personal
    it's nothing personal, but …
    no tengo nada contra ti ( or ella etc), pero …
    Example sentences
    • Each individual will receive a personal letter of apology, acknowledging the harm caused by the process.
    • It's not my personal presence here that will bring the disease under control, but bearing down on the disease to eliminate it.
    • Both our days are outrageously improved by actual personal contact.

noun

  • (American English)
    anuncio (masculine) personal

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