meet (one) in the flesh

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meet (one) 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 by mail, so it was wonderful finally meeting him in the flesh at the conference.
See also: flesh, meet
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