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    My friend is visiting me from another state. I say: He's not visiting per se, he wa

    My friend is visiting me from another state. I say:

    He's not visiting per se, he wanted to come see what it's like in New York City.

    Does per se here make sense?

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    Re: My friend is visiting me from another state. I say: He's not visiting per se, h

    Do you know "per se" means?

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    Re: My friend is visiting me from another state. I say: He's not visiting per se, h

    Yes, by itself, intrinsically, or alone?

    She's here to visit me 'in a way' but also to see the city.

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    Re: My friend is visiting me from another state. I say: He's not visiting per se, h

    Then I would say that.

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    Re: My friend is visiting me from another state. I say: He's not visiting per se, h

    I think the use of "per se" is fine.

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    Re: My friend is visiting me from another state. I say: He's not visiting per se, h

    Surely if he lives in another state and has travelled to your state for a short period, he is visiting. He might not specifically be visiting you, but he is visiting the state you live in.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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