“in the flesh” is used specifically for people, meaning that their actual human flesh is present rather than some representation of them.
Your dream becoming reality wouldn’t be “in the flesh” unless that dream is specifically about a person. A business has no flesh.
Also, you may want to look at the differences between legatee, devisee and beneficiary
Beneficiary– a person entitled to any part or all of an estate.
Legatee– a person designated by a will to receive a transfer of
personal property. Devisee– a person designated by a will to receive a
transfer of real property.
In general, I need a word for a fence with vertical bars, something that literaly and figuratively would invoke the feeling of 'looking through bars'.
If the fence completely surrounds a small property, or small object (think 10-20 ft on each side), it's basically a cage.
It's not common to have long fence runs that are composed of immobile metal bars ...
The word "as" is used for expressing comparisons: She was as pretty as an angel; the cold wind was as sharp as a knife. When "as" is used any other way, the writer could be making a much better word choice, such as because, since, while, or when. "As" does not mean because or since. If the dictionary claims it does, it is only ...
Although this is just avoiding the issue I would rewrite the sentence.
According to the United Nations half a million children suffer from malnutrition
If you want to leave it as it is then claimed is neutral as to the speaker's view of the truth value of the claim although it might not be neutral enough for you. Another option might be noted which seems ...
Depending on the context, one of the following might suffice-
Deleted - simply removed
Censored - removed because of sensitive content
Discarded - more suitable for cases where
something is not good enough,
synonymous with rejected
Expurgate - similar to censor
Eliminate - similar to deleted
You'd usually say it was simply cut, or that it's cut content (more so in videogames), or a deleted scene (in movies).
Left on the cutting room floor is a more poetic way to refer to deleted scenes or content.
You said you already found "stated" - did you think to run that word through a thesaurus?
Just look at these example headlines, all from the last 48 hours:
Dr. Sean Conley Reveals He Lied When He Stated Trump Was Not Put on Oxygen Friday
Toronto had more COVID-19 cases than previously stated ...
Sense means (among other things) "one of the possible meanings of a word or phrase" (Cambridge).
Cambridge also defines:
"in every sense": in every way or feature
"in a sense": thinking about something in one way, but not in every way
"in no sense": not at all
It does not give a specific definition of "in this ...