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    dervast is offline Member
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    by no means

    Hello I need some help with the by no means phrase

    if I am not an expert then

    As I am by no means an expert
    -or-
    As I am not by no means an expert


    I would like to thank you in advance for your help
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    philadelphia is offline Senior Member
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    Re: by no means

    I am by no means an expert
    I am not an expert by any means

    They both mean I am not an expert at all


    Not a teacher at all.

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    SoothingDave is offline VIP Member
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    Re: by no means

    As I am not by no means an expert
    Not a teacher.

    That's a double negative. "I am by no means an expert" is correct.

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