Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Private"

The meaning of "Private" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does “supposedly private moment” mean?
A: pretend that a celebrity is being photographed by paparazzi when they are on holidays on their boat in italy. you would probably straight away think that it is unfair for them to be photographed when they’re supposed to be having fun on their holiday in private, but in fact, the celebrity has more than likely told the paparazzi where they are so that they can take pictures of them. this is happening because they want to stay popular on the internet. do you understand what i’m saying? just let me know if you don’t get it.
Q: What does private mean?
A: Private basically means alone or not meant to be shared

“This is a private discussion.”
“Can we speak in private?”
“This is private property.”
Q: What does Private facilites? how is it any different from having a private bathroom? mean?
A: It's used in hotel/lodging reservations to refer to having a private bathroom usually en suite/connected to the room

It's not commonly used to refer to private bathrooms in general
Q: What does rarely private mean?
A: Most of the time it is not private.

Example sentences using "Private"

Q: Please show me example sentences with private.
A: I am a private person
The information is private
Can we talk in private?
Let’s keep it private
Let’s go somewhere in private
Why don’t you and I continue this conversation in private?
Q: Please show me example sentences with private.
A: My diary is private.

This is my private e-mail.

They are all private messages .
Q: Please show me example sentences with on private.
A: Do you mean "in private"?

We'll talk in private. (We'll talk when we're alone)

Synonyms of "Private" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between private and common and average and ordinary ?
A: "Private" can mean not shown to the public, or it can mean not owned by the government or not employed by the government.

"Average" means the mathematical mean (adding all the numbers in a set together and then dividing the sum by the number of items in the set.) It can can also mean of average quality.

"Common" can mean not rare or it can mean shared.

"Ordinary" means not special, the sort of thing you see every day.
Q: What is the difference between private and personal ?
A: I agree. Now that you have the main meaning of both adjectives, let's check out a few examples so you can tell the difference...


1. "A personal interview" (an interview with an specific individual. There might be other people present during this interview).

2. "A private interview" (an interview in which there will be present only a limited number of people. Most probably, just two people: the interviewer and the interviewee.

3. "A personal computer" is any computer that you may use intended for your own needs, it could be your laptop or any desktop computer that you may use at work or home. If this would be the computer that you use at work, you may share this computer with your coworkers. However, you may have your own PRIVATE session in this computer so you avoid other people poking around through your personal documents.
Q: What is the difference between private and soldier ?
A: 'Private' is a rank or position that a 'soldier' can have. 'Soldiers' can have different ranks. A 'general' is a 'soldier' but not a 'private.'
Q: What is the difference between private and personal ?
A: To put it simply something can be "private" to one person or a group of people. "Personal" only applies to one person.

Translations of "Private"

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Other questions about "Private"

Q: ...my private life🙃😁 Does this sound natural?
A: Thank you.
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Q: private Does this sound natural?
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Q: That's too private. Does this sound natural?
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