One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Used to emphasize the surprising identity of a person or thing.‘her first customer was none other than Henry du Pont’
- ‘This church is supposed to have been founded by none other than Charlemagne.’
- ‘And it was none other than Rossellini who advised him to turn professional.’
- ‘One of the kickers in question is none other than Neil Jenkins, the Wales record points scorer.’
- ‘The show had to be good as it was choreographed by none other than irrepressible Padamsee.’
- ‘With a wee bit of searching, I found out the mystery presenter is none other than Nance.’
- ‘When the lights came on, a figure sprang up in front of the screen it was none other than Mallika.’
- ‘The first victims of his surprise visit were none other than presspersons themselves.’
- ‘It was inaugurated by none other than Bill Clinton, during his visit to India as the President.’
- ‘She's played by none other than Kitty Bruce, daughter of standup legend Lenny Bruce.’
- ‘Their cabin steward for the voyage was none other than the future Deputy Prime Minister, John Prescott.’
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