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    no less a person than

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    No less a person than Shakespear praised me.
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    What does it mean?

    1) Great Shakespear praised me.
    2) A great writer praised me.

    1) or 2) or both?
    Last edited by siruss; 17-Mar-2007 at 19:59.


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    Re: no less a person than

    Not really either.

    "This very important writer, Shakespeare, praised me."


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    Re: no less a person than

    Quote Originally Posted by Anglika View Post
    Not really either.

    "This very important writer, Shakespeare, praised me."

    What I was wondering is wheter the meaning of the sentence is Shakespear praised me or A great writer who has a level of Shakespear praised me (not Shakespear himself). And your answer refers to Shakespear praised me.

    I see. Thank you very much.
    Last edited by siruss; 19-Mar-2007 at 12:29.


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    Re: no less a person than

    Glad to help!

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