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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 Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “knock sb off their pedestal”
in Chinese (Simplified) 使某人威信扫地…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使某人威信掃地,揭開某人的瘡疤…
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