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none other than somebody

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishnone other than somebodynone other than somebodySURPRISEDused to emphasize that the person involved in something is famous, impressive, or surprising The mystery guest turned out to be none other than Cher herself. none
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none other than somebodyOut of this union Persephone bears none other than Dionysos.Faithless is the result of a close collaboration between Ullmann and her scriptwriter, who is none other than Ingmar Bergman.That haunted offspring turns out to be none other than large Lawrence, in this raucous spoof of trash television.It includes an early set of variations by none other than Ludwig van Beethoven, the program's one big name.Why, look, gentlemen, it is none other than our young Pascal.Another of McGrath's novels, Asylum, is being adapted for the screen by none other than Stephen King.Its components are none other than the economic, political, military, royal, and bureaucratic branches of the social order.Sources say Gumbel was summoned there by none other than the potentate of Microsoft himself, Bill Gates.
none other than somebodynone other than somebodySURPRISEDused to emphasize that the person involved in something is famous, impressive, or surprising Johnson’s defence lawyer was none other than Joe Beltrami. other
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none other than somebodyOut of this union Persephone bears none other than Dionysos.Faithless is the result of a close collaboration between Ullmann and her scriptwriter, who is none other than Ingmar Bergman.That haunted offspring turns out to be none other than large Lawrence, in this raucous spoof of trash television.It includes an early set of variations by none other than Ludwig van Beethoven, the program's one big name.Why, look, gentlemen, it is none other than our young Pascal.Another of McGrath's novels, Asylum, is being adapted for the screen by none other than Stephen King.Its components are none other than the economic, political, military, royal, and bureaucratic branches of the social order.Sources say Gumbel was summoned there by none other than the potentate of Microsoft himself, Bill Gates.
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