Definition of 'in the flesh'
Example sentences containing 'in the flesh'
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Seeing it in the flesh blew me away. Times, Sunday Times (2010)In the flesh you can see why. Times, Sunday Times (2011)They chatted online for a while before finally deciding to meet in the flesh. Times, Sunday Times (2012) Meeting her in the flesh gave me a rush of excitement and my confidence a real boost. The Sun (2012)Find ways of meeting real people in the flesh. The Sun (2010)But how different it is from having to meet them in the flesh. Times, Sunday Times (2006)At that very moment he hears footsteps, and turns around to see his wife in the flesh. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)We'd seen our progeny on a screen months before we were due to meet in the flesh. Times, Sunday Times (2009) Meeting her in the flesh also offers some confirmation to her denials of surgery... other than the obvious. The Sun (2013)ONLY when you see a cheetah in the flesh can you get that real sense of beauty and power. The Sun (2008)This will give you some idea whether or not it will be worth going round to see the original in the flesh, so to speak. Times, Sunday Times (2015)When you meet him in the flesh you realise he is just a bit of a geek who doesn't really know what he is doing. The Sun (2013)It is important to have a harmonious relationship, as they are the most exciting animals we are likely to see in the flesh in this country. The Sun (2014)I heard a pastor say the reason it's difficult to get along with each other is because we meet people in the flesh. Christianity Today (2000)A man who so often looks aloof in pictures but who, in the flesh, is actually very warm. Times, Sunday Times (2008)And if you think it looks a little odd in the picture, it's all the more reason to go and see it in the flesh. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Definition of in the flesh from the Collins English Dictionary
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