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pedestal
American English: /ˈpɛdəstl/
British English: /ˈpɛdɪst(ə)l/

Translation of pedestal in Spanish:

noun

  • to knock somebody off her/his pedestal
    bajarle los humos a alguien
    to put o set somebody on a pedestal
    poner a alguien en un pedestal
    (before noun) pedestal lamp
    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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