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    #1

    no less

    Hello,

    Two people are talking about someone named Issa (Muslim name for Jesus). Following is the dialogue:

    A: Issa Karpov. A Muslim first name and a Russian last name. What does that tell us?
    B: That the boy is confused.
    A: And no patronymic. Is he the son of nobody?
    B: Issa... Jesus no less.

    What does "no less" mean here?

    Thanks for the answers
    Last edited by angelsrolls; 28-Oct-2014 at 01:59.

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    #2

    Re: no less

    not a teacher

    I think these definitions will give you a good idea of the meaning of "no less" when used in this way.

    http://www.collinsdictionary.com/dic...nglish/no-less

    http://www.oxforddictionaries.com/us...nglish/no-less

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