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    Smile I want to talk to you personally.

    Hello~ Would you help me with saying this naturally please?

    A: Can I talk to you for a second?

    B: Yea, what is it?

    A: There are people around here,
    I want to talk to you personally. Can we go some quiet place?
    I want to talk to you face to face.

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    Re: I want to talk to you personally.

    Face-to-face means in person, not over the phone or via e-mail, for example. You're already doing that.

    Personally means to that person in particular. You're already doing that.

    You want to talk to the person PRIVATELY.

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