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who will remain nameless

Used to specify that someone will remain anonymous in a discussion so as to avoid embarrassing them, getting them into trouble, or to highlight that they already know what they've done. It seems that one of our technicians, who will remain nameless, failed to properly shut down the system before maintenance took place, resulting in outages across the city. Someone, who will remain nameless, spilled coffee on the photocopier, so it will be out of commission for the next week or so.
See also: nameless, remain, who, will

who shall remain nameless

Used to specify that someone will remain anonymous in a discussion so as to avoid embarrassing them, getting them into trouble, or to highlight that they already know what they've done. It seems that one of our technicians, who shall remain nameless, failed to properly shut down the system before maintenance took place, resulting in outages across the city. Someone, who shall remain nameless, spilled coffee on the photocopier, so it will be out of commission for the next week or so.
See also: nameless, remain, shall, who

somebody, who will/shall remain/be ˈnameless

(humorous) used to say that you will not mention somebody’s name, either because the people listening to you already know who you are talking about, or because you do not want to embarrass somebody: Somebody, who will remain nameless, actually managed to drink two bottles of champagne!
See also: nameless, remain, shall, who, will
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Armenian army also violated ceasefire from the positions on nameless heights in the Goygol, Goranboy, Khojavand, Fizuli and Jabrayil districts.
Azerbaijani positions located in the Alibeyli village and the nameless heights of the Tovuz district also underwent fire from the positions located in the Aygepar, Mosesgeh villages of Armenia's Berd district, and positions located on the nameless heights of the Gadabay district underwent fire from the positions located on the nameless heights of Armenia's Krasnoselsk district.
Azerbaijani positions also underwent fire from the positions located on the nameless heights of Goygol, Goranboy, Khojavend, Fizuli and Jabrayil districts.
Armenian armed forces located on the nameless heights and in the village of Berkaber of Armenia's Ijevan district, opened fire at the positions of Azerbaijani armed forces located on the nameless heights and in the village of Gizilhajili of Gazakh district.
The giants of the age--Columbus, Leonardo da Vinci, Machiavelli--still tower in human history, but even the nameless were accomplished.
The CEMA-distributed imprint has been nameless since its formation last year.
The armed forces of Armenia, stationed in the Berkaber village of Ijevan district and nameless heights in Armenia's Krasnoselsk district, fired upon Azerbaijani army positions in the Gizilhajili village of Gazakh district and on nameless heights in Gadabay district.
Armenian armed forces located on the nameless heights of Armenia's Krasnoselskiy district, opened fire at the positions of Azerbaijani armed forces located on the nameless heights of Gazakh district.
Meanwhile, Azerbaijani positions located on the nameless heights of Gadabay district underwent fire from the positions located on the nameless heights of Armenia's Krasnoselskiy district.
Armenian armed forces stationed on nameless heights in the Ijevan district and in the Voskevan village of Noyemberyan district of Armenia opened fire at Azerbaijani positions located in the Gushchu Ayrim village and the nameless heights of the Gazakh district.
Armenian armed forces located in the villages of Berkaber, Paravakar and the nameless heights of Armenia's Ijevan district, opened fire at the positions of Azerbaijani armed forces located in the Gizilhajili village and the nameless heights of Gazakh district and the village of Kohnegishlag of Aghstafa district.
Armenians also opened fire from positions on the nameless heights in the Krasnoselsk district of Armenia at the Azerbaijani army positions on nameless heights of the Gadabay district.
Armenians, stationed on the nameless heights of Armenia's Krasnoselsk district opened fire at Azerbaijani army positions on the nameless heights of the Gadabay district.
Armenians also opened fire from positions on nameless heights in the Krasnoselsk district of Armenia at the Azerbaijani army positions on nameless heights of Gadabay district.
Armenians also opened fire from nameless heights in the Goranboy, Khojavand, Fuzuli and Jabrail districts.