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English definition of “knock sb off their pedestal”

knock sb off their pedestal

to show people that someone is not as perfect as they seem to be: This recent scandal has really knocked the president off his pedestal.
(Definition of knock sb off their pedestal from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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