see (one) in the flesh

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see (one) in the flesh

To see one in person who is usually only seen at a distance, especially through a medium such as film, music, theater, etc. After years of idolizing the singer, it was a bit anticlimactic seeing her in the flesh. We've been corresponding for years, so it was wonderful finally seeing him in the flesh at the conference.
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33) This is not quite correct, for Jupiter can be seen in the flesh within the cloud where his face and hands are visible.