none other than


used to show that one is surprised or impressed by the person or thing one is about to mention
It turns out I was sitting next to none other than the founder of the magazine.

Examples of none other than in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Barrino didn’t hide her emotions after she was introduced with many superlatives by none other than Oprah Winfrey, who co-starred in the 1985 film adaptation of Alice Walker’s novel and is a producer on the remake. Cynthia Littleton, Variety, 17 Nov. 2023 Fox’s lawyers had spent months meticulously building a case that was obliterated by none other than the company’s founder and leader, according to Network of Lies. Paolo Confino, Fortune, 15 Nov. 2023 In 1960, the actors’ strike was led by none other than Ronald Reagan, who went on to become one of the country’s more anti-union Presidents. Michael Schulman, The New Yorker, 10 Nov. 2023 Longtime friends, the duo gathered an intimate group of friends and fashion folk for dinner prepared by none other than chef Daniel Boulud. Eliseé Browchuk, Vogue, 9 Nov. 2023 In between setups, Holt was approached by none other than the God of Mischief actor himself, Tom Hiddleston, much to the surprise of the neighboring extras. Brian Davids, The Hollywood Reporter, 31 Oct. 2023 Today’s news also comes off the heels of Cole recently securing his first Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 that featured none other than longtime collaborator Drake, who joined the North Carolina native on stage for a special once-in-a-lifetime performance to close out the festival last spring. Kimberly Wilson, Essence, 24 Oct. 2023 Two of the biggest music stars of their generation linked up last night — and performed at none other than a 650-person club in New York City! Sadie Bell, Peoplemag, 20 Oct. 2023 Though perhaps the biggest imitator of the weekend was none other than Sandoval himself, because God forbid Madix ever have a moment of peace. Hannah Jackson, Vogue, 6 Nov. 2023 See More

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“None other than.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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