- 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 pie pedestal table mesa (feminine) con pie centralMore 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.
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
Paro is the name in Spain for both unemployment and unemployment benefit. The period for which paro can be claimed ranges from three months to a year, depending on how long a person has been working. The amount paid decreases over the period of unemployment.