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(it's) nothing personal

(This is) not based on emotions, subjective motivations, or personal biases; (this is) not meant to offend you; (this is) not a personal slight against you. Though it can be truthful, this phrase often tends to be sarcastic, insincere, or unconvincing in usage or reception. Larry: "But how can you fire me after 20 years' service, just like that?" Matt: "Nothing personal, Larry, it's just the way the business is moving right now." It's nothing personal, Dad. I just think it would be easier for all of us if you weren't at the wedding. Nothing personal, but your voice is really getting on my nerves.
See also: nothing, personal

up close and personal

phr. intimately; more intimately than one might have wished for. (Colloq. The phrase has been the title of a movie and the name of a television show.) When my trunks slipped down, she got to know me a little more up close and personal that we were ready for at that moment.
See also: and, close, personal, up
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B) Information that does not identify a consumer, such as aggregate information or blind data that does not contain personal identifiers such as account numbers, names, or addresses.
Unfortunately, no one solution can encompass all the data-processing requirements of a company vis-a-vis personal information.
The second significant result of state discretion over whether to provide PAS in the home and community under Medicaid is that Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipients who want to go to work face a major obstacle to receiving PAS if the personal care option is not available under Medicaid in their state.
Also, by contracting with a single Medicare-certified home health agency, owners and managers can have some influence and control over the personal care service delivery.
If the new social contract is telling us we're fully accountable for our career planning, our financial planning, our performance, our competencies and our ability to survive, why shouldn't we also be fully accountable for our time - deciding when we're most productive doing work and when we're most productive attending to our personal lives?
But, hey, the folks who respond to personal ads are investing money to hear more about you and time when they agree to meet you.
Government funded personal assistance service (PAS) programs exist in every state in the U.
2006-32 provides safe harbors for individuals who want to use this provision to determine the (1) decrease in the FMV of their personal-use residential real property and (2) pre-hurricane FMV of personal belongings.
This article explores the theoretical and philosophical foundations of an authentic leadership development course taught in the college classroom and shares recommendations for leadership educators seeking to implement a personal leadership development course on their campus.
Creating personal savings accounts or private accounts within the Social Security system would change it from a pay-as-you-go social insurance program to a hybrid with a defined-contribution pension plan component.
Receipts from a sale "other than a sale of tangible personal property" are included in the sales factor under the rules set forth in Sec.
Perhaps they recognize Hudson from the media coverage he has received, Hudson hasn't left the development of his personal brand to chancel He has been methodical in his approach
The concurrent emphasis on acquiring services using Performance-Based Service Acquisition (PBSA) and the new A-76 competitive sourcing procedures gives rise to some potentially conflicting goals that acquisition personnel need to be aware of in order to avoid personal service contracts.
The Military Traffic Management Command is moving ahead to centralize its personal property operations.