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knock (someone) off his/her pedestal

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Synonyms & Antonyms of knock (someone) off his/her pedestal

to cause (someone) to lose a position of esteem, importance, etc.
  • When the scandal broke, the beloved actor was knocked off his pedestal.
  • She signed up for the marathon in order to knock last year's winner off his pedestal.

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knocks off

knock (someone) off his/her pedestal

knocks one's socks off

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“Knock (someone) off his/her pedestal.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/knock%20%28someone%29%20off%20his%2Fher%20pedestal. Accessed 25 Jan. 2022.

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