1. The story I told was just an example to prove my point. Please don't take it personally.2. What I said in the meeting is purely about business, it is not personal.3. In the meeting he made an impersonal remark about the company's declining revenues.
take something personally這是正統的美語說法.
這是一個連環問題: 燃燒石油導致二氧化碳增加，二氧化碳增加導致溫室效應，溫室效應導致冰層融化、海平面上升。 (請填空)
This is a chain of problems. Burning oil leads to increase in carbon dioxide, which leads to the greenhouse efect, which leads to melting of glaciers, which leads to rising sea levels.