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none other than

Definition of none other than in English:

Used to emphasize the surprising identity of a person or thing: her first customer was none other than Henry du Pont
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  • The first victims of his surprise visit were none other than presspersons themselves.
  • And it was none other than Rossellini who advised him to turn professional.
  • This church is supposed to have been founded by none other than Charlemagne.
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