I want the actual meaning of "per se". I have found the definition as
However, I am not getting this.
Here are some example sentences using this word. Can anyone replace the word in these sentences with simple English?
- It is not the money per se that makes them unhappy, but the single-minded pursuit of that money.
- It is not a pretty town per se, but it is where my family comes from, so I like it.
- Research shows that it is not divorce per se that harms children, but the continuing conflict between parents.
- There is no indication that just having a degree per se improves your chance of getting a job.