a man or woman
"there was too much for one person to do"
"a weapon was hidden on his person"
"stop talking about yourself in the third person"
I take on a different person with every song I sing.
'That was Ron,' said Linda Willis, who was personing the phone.
误 There was no person in the room at all.
正 There was nobody in the room at all.
误 It is always enjoyable for a person to go out on a picnic on a fine day in spring.
正 It is always enjoyable to go out on a picnic on a fine day in spring.
析 “去野餐”,涉及的当然是人,再加上for a person,就显得多余。
误 The mayor said that he would come to look into the matter by person.
正 The mayor said that he would come to look into the matter in person.
析 in person表示“亲自”,其中介词in不能换用by。