- pedestal (masculine) to knock sb off her/his pedestal bajarle los humos a algn to put o set sb on a pedestal poner* a algn en un pedestal (before noun/delante del nombre) pedestal lamp lámpara (feminine) de pieMore example sentences
- Too often our African American heroes and heroines are placed on pedestals - far out of reach.
- The contest is wide open since Manchester United got knocked off their pedestal by Arsenal last season.
- There is much to be learned about a culture from those persons whom it places upon pedestals, whom it admires and emulates, whom it calls heroes.
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In Central America and Mexico, the word 'botana' means a small portion of food, olives, peanuts etc, usually served with a drink at parties, bars, or social occasions.