meet (someone) in the flesh

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meet (someone) in the flesh

To meet someone in person whom one only knows at a distance, especially through a medium such as film, music, theater, etc. After years of idolizing the singer, it was a bit anticlimactic meeting her in the flesh. We've been corresponding for years, so it was wonderful finally meeting him in the flesh at the conference.
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Meeting someone in the flesh is very different from chatting over the internet.
Meeting someone in the flesh and face to face is very different from chatting over the internet.