- 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...
Palacio de Oriente, also known as the Palacio Real, is the official residence of the Spanish Royal Family. The Royal Family now lives in the Palacio de la Zarzuela, on the outskirts of Madrid.